Chemring receives flares contract
Chemring Countermeasures USA (CCM USA) has received contracts totalling $27.5 million for the production of M211 and MJU-64/B flares for the US Army, US Navy and foreign military sales customers, Chemring Group announced on 24 May.
The M211 and MJU-64/B flares are critical component of aircraft survivability systems that protect fighters, helicopters and transport aircraft against infrared guided missile threats.
Work under the contract will be performed at CCM USA’s facility at Chester Township, Pennsylvania with deliveries scheduled between 2018 and 2019.
Michael Flowers, group chief executive of Chemring, said: ‘We have invested significantly in our global countermeasures capabilities and facilities and continue to do so, with major improvement programmes ongoing at all sites.'
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