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BAE to Supply Retrofit Systems for USAF Countermeasure Dispenser Platform

BAE Systems has received a $15.3 million firm-fixed-price contract to supply 242 retrofit systems for the U.S. Air Force‘s (AN/ALE)-58A countermeasure dispenser platform. The Defense Department said Thursday the (AN/ALE)-58A platform is designed to dispense countermeasure decoys such as chaffs and flares in order to disrupt radar and infrared homing threats and increase …

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica to Supply UK Air Force With Missile Decoy System

Leonardo-Finmeccanica has received a $3.3 million contract from the U.K. defense ministry to produce a miniature decoy system that will work to help the British air force guard aircraft against missile threats. The Royal Air Force will adopt Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s BriteCloud system to disrupt radar-guided adversarial air-to-air and surface-to-air missile systems, MoD said Friday. RAF …

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Raytheon Lands Contract to Demo EW Upgrades for Air Force Decoy Missile

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon a potential $34.8 million contract to demonstrate an updated electronic warfare technology for the Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer. Raytheon said Sunday it is scheduled to complete development of MALD-X, successor of the current MALD-J model, within a 24-month period and will conduct two flight demonstrations to showcase the aerial decoy’s EW upgrades. MALD-X will feature an EW payload, …

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