Alloy Surfaces has been awarded $7m contract by the US, UK and other allies for MJU-64/B decoy flare production.
According to a contract notice, work will be performed in Chester, Pennsylvania, and is to be completed by May 2019.
“This effort combines purchases with fiscal 2017 procurement of ammunition (Air Force; 67.47 percent); United Kingdom (13.48 percent); fiscal 2017 aircraft procurement (Air Force; 5.82 percent); Israel (5.47 percent); Netherlands (3.79 percent); Japan (3.37 percent); and Norway (0.60 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program.”
The MJU-64/B Decoy flare, according to the manufacturer, is composed of a special material that reacts with oxygen to rapidly
oxidise and generate an IR signature to protect against advanced air-to-air and surface-to-air infrared weapon systems.