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Kaman to Provide Additional Joint Programmable Fuze Systems

April 5, 2011
By George Seffers

Kaman Precision Products of Orlando, Florida, is being awarded a nearly $20 million contract modification, which will provide the Air Force with an additional quantity of 6,000 of the Joint Programmable Fuzes (JPF) to meet munitions requirements. The JPF is a state of the art fuze  used with precision weapons systems such as the Joint Direct Attack Munition, and equipped with variable delay capabilities that may be programmed manually or from the cockpit through its in-flight reprogrammability feature.  The contracting activity is Air Armaments Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.