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SELEX ES SUCCESSFULLY DEMONSTRATES BRITECLOUD EXPENDABLE ACTIVE DECOY TECHNOLOGY
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Source: Selex ES

ROME - Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, has successfully carried out multiple end-to-end tests of its BriteCloud Expendable Active Decoy (EAD) technology. The tests proved the new technology's capability under live conditions and will clear the way for Selex ES to begin production of the decoys.

BriteCloud is a self-contained Digital RF Memory (DRFM) jammer for fast jet aircraft, providing an off-board capability to decoy RF-guided missiles and fire control radars. During the tests, which took place in the first week of February, fully functional decoys were launched from a fighter aircraft that was being tracked by a ground-based fire-control radar. All of the decoys performed as planned, on each occasion detecting the threat radar and jamming it with the decoy's embedded DRFM jammer. The fire control radar's lock on the fighter aircraft was immediately broken and it subsequently tracked the decoy until it impacted the ground.

Source:  http://www.selex-es.com/
Source Date: April 16, 2014
Posted: 04/17/2014
 


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