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    US Special Operations Command Order $49Mln in Improvised Explosive Devices

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    The Zero Point Company has won a five-year $49 million Special Operations Command contract for radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (IED), electronic countermeasures and other equipment, the US Department of Defense announced.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The contract will also cover counter proliferation systems engineering support, systems analysis, strategic project support, telecommunications analysis and technical support, the Defense Department noted.

    "Zero Point [of] Virginia Beach, Virginia, has been awarded a five-year… contract [worth] $49 million… to include training for radio-controlled improvised explosive devices, electronic countermeasures [and] explosive ordinance disposal," the announcement stated on Monday.

    The primary place of performance will be the Aberdeen Training Facility in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, but services will be provided worldwide, with an estimated completion date of June 27, 2022, the announcement added.

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