Amadeusz Juskowiak

Army to renegotiate itt itt radio contract

The Army said it will renegotiate a 400 mln dlr contract with ITT Corp for jamproof field radios after recent tests indicated the radios will work properly

Full production of 44600 of the Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System SINCGARS sets has been delayed since the contract was let in 1983 The radios did not meet specifications of operating for 1250 hours before failing

The Army said recent tests have indicated better reliability and that the contract will be renegotiated

REUTERS