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Kilgore receives US DoD flares order

31st July 2019 - 16:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The US Air Force has ordered MJU-53/B countermeasure flares from Kilgore Flares under a $90 million IDIQ contract announced on 29 July.

The MJU-53/B infrared decoy flare provides protection against air-to-air and surface-to-air infrared weapon systems. 

The system is deployed on US Air Force Mobility Command C-17 and C-5 aircraft.

Work will run through July 2023.

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