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Paris Air Show 2013: MALD-J completes operational testing

18th June 2013 - 12:48 GMT | by Tim Fish in London


Operational testing of the Miniature Air-Launched Decoy – Jammer (MALD-J) system for the USAF was completed in May following 16-months of trials.

Raytheon announced at the Paris Air Show on 17 June that since early 2012 MALD-J flew 30 test flights – 15 were standard MALD reliability assessment programme (RAP) flights and the other 15 were MALD-J operational testing flights.

Jim White, the business development manager at Raytheon, told Shephard that they are completing the production of Lot 4 MALD-J systems for the USAF and are starting to buy parts for Lot 5. Lot 4 is the first increment of

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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