BAE Systems, Information & Electronic Systems Integration, Incorporated, Nashua, N.H., is being awarded a $79,537,169 firm-fixed-price, incentive fee contract for production and support of up to 3,874 Dismounted Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (CREW) systems to meet urgent Department of Defense requirements in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Dismounted CREW systems are one element of the DoD’s Joint Counter RCIED Electronic Warfare program. Dismounted CREW systems are wearable electronic jammers designed to prevent the initiation of Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices.
This contract is for the urgent procurement and support of CREW systems, to be used by forces in each of the military services of the Central Command Area of Responsibility (AOR). The Navy manages the joint CREW program for Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO).
Work will be performed in Christchurch, Dorset, United Kingdom (69 percent); Lansdale, Penn., (28 percent); Nashua, N.H. (3 percent); and is expected to be completed by October 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured and based upon a limited competition from five offerors under Unusual and Compelling urgency provisions.
The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-06-C-6353).