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Chemring announces UK MOD award

3rd May 2012 - 16:54 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Chemring has announced that its UK subsidiary, Chemring Countermeasures, has been awarded a five year long term partnering agreement to deliver a range of different infra-red (IR) and radar frequency (RF) types of airborne expendable decoy flares to the UK MOD.

The decoy flares are used by the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and British Army to protect a number of fixed and rotary wing aircraft from the threat of IR and RF guided missiles. According to the company, deliveries of these flares are scheduled to begin in May 2012 and continue through to March 2017.

The order is worth £21 million, with options for a further £38 million over the contract period.

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