Lockheed Claims Deal to Build IED Jammers

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has claimed a sole source indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Navy for Symphony Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RC-IED) Defeat jammer systems.  With an initial task order valued at $40.8 million, the contract runs through September 2014 and has a ceiling value of $940 million.

The Symphony systems are U.S. Government-approved for sale through the Foreign Military Sales program to allied, coalition and partner nations for operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and other nations.

“Symphony is mounted on convoy vehicles and has been proven in combat against Radio-Controlled IEDs, ” said Carl Bannar, vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin’s Radar Systems business. “The system was engineered and built to provide continuous electronic force protection against RC-IEDs in the most rugged, tactical and extreme environments.”

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