Spain is preparing to spend up to EUR85 million (USD98.5 million) on fitting new improvised explosive device (IED) jammers on military vehicles under a framework agreement up to 2021, the government announced on 11 October.
The programme will be split into two phases. In the first phase, the Ministry of Defence aims to install the initially chosen jammer in 12 different types of vehicle for trials. Following this, the second phase will go into effect with follow-up orders.
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