19 Dec 2012
Chester Township, PA – Alloy Surfaces Company, Inc. (ASC) of Chester Township, Pennsylvania, a Chemring Group PLC ("Chemring") subsidiary, announces a $1.93 Million contract award for the manufacture of BOL IR and ASD-3649 decoy devices for the Finnish Air Force F-18 Fighters. Delivery of these units is scheduled for February 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 from the Finnish Air Force and their expression of confidence and trust in Alloy Surfaces ability to protect its F-18 fighters with our advanced Special Material Decoys (SMD’s). The BOL IR infrared countermeasure is a key component used to protect Finnish F-18 Hornets. It provides unmatched protection against infrared guided air-to-air and ground-to-air missile threats. The BOL IR system can be used on the F-15, F-16, F/A-18, Gripen, Harriers, Typhoons, and Tornados."
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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