Air Warfare

Germany launches BriteCloud from target drone

18th February 2021 - 11:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

BriteCloud-218 decoy is ejected from a remotely piloted air target system for the first time.

The German Armed Forces successfully conducted the first live launch of a BriteCloud-218 decoy in a recent trial, manufacturer Leonardo announced on 17 February.

BriteCloud-218 rounds were ejected from an Airbus remotely piloted air target system (RPATS) test platform.

‘The trial proved the ability of Leonardo’s flare-sized electronic device ...

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