Chester Township, PA – Alloy Surfaces Company, Inc. ("ASC") of Chester Township, Pennsylvania, a Chemring Group PLC ("Chemring") subsidiary, announces that it has been awarded a $4.4 Million contract for the manufacture of MJU-64/B decoy devices for the United States Air Force. Delivery of these units is scheduled from November 2012 through June of 2013. All work will be performed at Alloy Surfaces’ facility in Chester Township, Pa.
ASC’s President, Lawrence D’Andrea, stated, "We are very pleased to receive this contract as the United States Air Force continues to express its confidence and trust in Special Material Decoys (SMDs). We are very proud to deliver the highest quality infrared decoys to all the US armed forces. The MJU-64/B decoy protects US military transports, helicopters and fighter aircraft from infrared guided air-to-air and ground-to-air missile threats. We respect our partnership with all the armed forces and are proud that we have products that protect warfighters as well as assets."
Chemring is a market leading manufacturing business supplying high technology electronics and energetic products to over 80 countries around the world. Chemring has a diverse portfolio of products that predominately protect military people and platforms, providing insurance against a constantly changing threat. These range from countermeasures to protect aircraft, to ground penetrating radar to protect troops and vehicles from improvised explosive devices.
ASC is an industry leader in the design, development, and production of Covert Multi-Spectral Special Material Decoys. ASC decoys have unique properties of day and night covertness that are on the leading edge of IR countermeasure technology and are currently being used to protect a wide variety of United States and allied military aircraft in combat.
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