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AUSA 2013: Night Stalkers order hostile fire warning system

17th October 2013 - 14:29 GMT | by Tony Skinner in London


The US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) plans to award a contract to Raytheon-BBN Corporation for an undisclosed number of Boomerang Air acoustic hostile fire indicator (A-HFI) systems, it has emerged.

A pre-solicitation notice issued on 1 October revealed that the Technology Applications Contracting Office (TAKO) will award a contract to the company for full rate production of the A-HFI system as well as spare and deployment support packages.

The A-HFI systems will be integrated with current 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) helicopters, such as the MH/AH-6M, MH-47G and MH-60M, to operate alongside the existing Advanced Aircraft Survivability

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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