SPARKS, NV--(Marketwire - October 1, 2009) - Sierra Nevada Corporation's President, Eren Ozmen, is pleased to announce that SNC has been awarded a $14,166,934 firm-fixed-price cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of the Transmitting Set, Countermeasures (TSC) AN/PLT-5 to support joint services personnel (JSEOD). JSEOD forces have a requirement for man-portable equipment and support for the JSEOD Counter Radio Controlled IED Electronic Warfare (CREW) program. The JSEOD CREW program provides all military EOD services with an electronic warfare capability to counter the threat from improvised explosive devices. The JSEOD CREW systems protect EOD forces of all services, including those currently located in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. This contract combines purchases for the Navy, Air Force and Army. Work will be performed in Sparks, Nev., and is expected to be completed by September 2010.

About Sierra Nevada Corporation

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is known for its rapid, innovative, and agile technology solutions in electronics, aerospace, avionics, space, propulsion, micro-satellite, aircraft and communications systems for both the private and public sectors. Founded in 1963, SNC's seven unique business areas employ approximately 2,000 people in 35 different locations in 20 states -- all of whom are dedicated to providing leading-edge solutions to SNC's dynamic customer base.

Over its 46 year history, SNC has remained focused on providing its customers the very best in diversified technologies to meet their needs and has a strong and proven track record of success. SNC has grown into one of the Top Woman-Owned Federal Contractors in the United States while maintaining its reputation for innovation and agility. The company continues to focus its growth on the commercial sector through internal advancements and outside acquisitions, including the emerging markets of telemedicine, nanotechnology, energy and net-centric operations. For more information on SNC visit

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