Bittersweet Symphony: Lockheed & A-V Deliver Anti-IED Devices

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Symphony on Iraqi vehicle(click to view larger) Vehicle mounted systems are one element of the USA’s Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (JCREW 2) program. Lockheed Martin’s Symphony IED Jammer System is a programmable, vehicle mounted radio-frequency IED jammer with a role that’s similar to other fielded systems including Elisra’s EJAB, as well as ICE and ITT’s Warlock/ JCREW. Neither Lockheed nor the Army are releasing details concerning the Symphony system, but it is known to come from the Canadian/UK firm Allen-Vanguard, who also acts in this capacity for General Dynamics ATP via their Med-Eng subsidiary. Outside the USA, Allen-Vanguard supplies jamming devices directly to Canada, Australia, and various European militaries. Symphony orders are continuing, and the latest addition is a major new 5-year contract… Contracts & Key Events Unless otherwise specified, contracts are issued by the Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, DC to Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors (LM MS2) in Manassas, VA. Symphony is programmable and designed for easy installation, operation and maintenance on a diverse set of platforms. Lockheed Martin performs Symphony system production, vehicle system integration, depot and logistic support and engineering work at facilities in Florida and Virginia, as well […]

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