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Leonardo set for BriteCloud 55-T tests despite COVID complications

22nd May 2020 - 10:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in London

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Leonardo’s US electronics division plans to test the latest variant of its BriteCloud expendable active decoy (EAD), which is designed to equip large fixed-wing military aircraft.

Designated BriteCloud 55-T, the defensive aid solution protects against RF-guided missile threats and will probably undergo test flights on board a C-130 Hercules to begin with, although the manufacturer is still undecided about which location it will select for the tests.

‘The 55-T is still in development, like many things COVID-19 has slowed it down, but we’re hopeful of some flight trials in the latter half of this year,’ Daniel Jurta, Director, BD, Electronic …

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