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EW Europe 2019: Leonardo’s BriteCloud squares up to US testing

14th May 2019 - 16:55 GMT | by Helen Haxell in Stockholm

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Announced on 13 May at AOC EW Europe, the US DoD has selected Leonardo’s BriteCloud expendable active decoy (EAD) to be assessed under the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT) programme.

Of the BriteCloud portfolio of EADs, the 218 variant was specifically developed with the US market in mind for integration, as generally the dispensers used for decoys in this market are in a square format.

Jon McCullagh, head of strategic campaigns (EW) at Leonardo Electronics, spoke to Shephard about the company’s latest achievement with its BriteCloud decoy in the US, where it is under test

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