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Raytheon to support Dual Band Decoy programme

17th June 2019 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Raytheon has been awarded a $33 million contract to support the US Navy’s Dual Band Decoy programme, the US Department of Defense announced on 13 June.

The company will conduct a demonstration of existing technologies (DET) in support of the programe.

This DET will demonstrate expanded capabilities of the Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures AN/ALE-55 Fiber Optic Towed Decoy and AN/ALE-50 Advanced Airborne Expendable Decoy used on the F/A-18E/F aircraft.

Work is expected to be complete in September 2021.

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