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EDEX 2018: Egyptian MoD develops new decoys and anti-drone systems

7th December 2018 - 15:01 GMT | by Alan Warnes in Cairo

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The Egyptian MoD’s research and development (R&D) unit displayed various new decoys and C-UAS products at EDEX 2018 in Cairo.

Several inflatable decoys were showcased, comprising an Abrams M1 tank, M113 APC, Ural truck and F-16 (pictured).

An MoD spokesperson told Shephard, ‘the decoys emit the same radar cross section as the real aircraft, as well as thermal and TV signatures. We use them with three [modes] in case they are being targeted by a multi-spectral sensor.’

 The mock ups are made of ‘PVC radar property’ and it will take four people up to an hour to

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