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Raytheon delivers 1000th Miniature Air Launched Decoy- Jammer to US Air Force

05/13/2014 | by Raytheon from press release

Raytheon Company delivered the 1000th Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD® -J) to the U.S. Air Force as part of the Lot 5 production contract.

"The MALD program has enjoyed a perfect 33-for-33 flight test record over the past two years," said Mike Jarrett, vice president of Air Warfare Systems for Raytheon Missile Systems. "The MALD has demonstrated it can simultaneously increase the combat capability of platforms, sensors, weapons and decision-makers working in the battlespace."

The ADM-160C MALD-J variant, a highly autonomous stand-in-jammer, can also operate in decoy mode when selected by the warfighter. The first three lots delivered contained the ADM-160B MALD, a highly effective aerial decoy.

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