BAE Nets $28M Contract For Navy Missile Decoy Systems

Law360, New York (December 2, 2013, 6:11 PM EST) -- A BAE Systems Inc. unit has secured a $28 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for additional airborne radio frequency decoy systems meant to thwart missile attacks on warplanes, the Navy announced Wednesday.

BAE Systems Electronics, Intelligence & Support will produce 262 AN/ALE-55 fiber optic towed decoys and 70 associated electronic frequency converters under the modification. Together they function as one configuration within the Integrated Defensive Electronic Counter Measures (IDECM) program, a suite of four self-protection systems aimed at insulating U.S. jets from radar guided...
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