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Chemring bags MJU-66 decoy order

09th August 2017 - 15:30 by The Shephard News Team

Chemring Countermeasures USA will manufacture MJU-66 special material decoys for the US Air Force under a two year contract announced on 7 August.

Total value of the contract is up to $29 million, with an initial delivery order of $18.4 million in the first year. 

Michael Flowers, group chief executive of Chemring, said: ‘We are delighted to receive this contract which shall be delivered from our newly modernised alloy surfaces facility in Philadelphia. This award demonstrates continuing confidence by the USAF in Chemring as a provider of advanced countermeasures, specifically the MJU-66/B decoy and it recognises our dedication to protecting military personnel.

‘We remain committed to being the preferred supplier of the highest quality special material decoys to both the US Department of Defense and our international customers.’

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