SAIC To Support Anti-Bomb Training

The Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center in Charleston, SC, has awarded a $17 million task order to SAIC, the San Diego defense contractor, to support a training program for countering IEDs, or improvised explosive devices. The program trains Marine Corps engineers to defuse roadside bombs and other booby-traps, and in using electronic warfare countermeasures to jam signals intended to trigger IEDs.

Bruce V. Bigelow was the editor of Xconomy San Diego from 2008 to 2018. Read more about his life and work here. Follow @bvbigelow

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