Raytheon gets $88.8M for radar-jamming decoys

2012-08-28T14:45:00Z 2012-08-28T15:12:04Z Raytheon gets $88.8M for radar-jamming decoysArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
August 28, 2012 2:45 pm  • 

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded an $81.8 million Air Force contract for Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammers (MALD-Js), the Pentagon said.

The MALD-J mimics the radar signature of a strike aircraft to fool enemy radars and has offensive radar-jamming capabilities. Raytheon won a $49 million engineering and manufacturing development contract for the MALD-J in 2010.

Work under the most recent contract is expected to be completed by the end of August, 2014, according to a Defense Department contract notice.

 

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