USAF to Receive Kilgore Decoy Flares

29 November 2009 (Last Updated November 29th, 2009 18:30)

The US Air Force will receive MJU-39 and MJU-40 infrared (IR) decoy flares from Kilgore Flares under an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract. The Air Force will use the flares to protect its F-22 Raptor aircraft from the threat of IR guided missiles. The contract,

The US Air Force will receive MJU-39 and MJU-40 infrared (IR) decoy flares from Kilgore Flares under an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract.

The Air Force will use the flares to protect its F-22 Raptor aircraft from the threat of IR guided missiles.

The contract, which has a maximum potential value of $54m, will be extended over a four-year period.

The firm will undertake the first delivery, valued at $24m, in 2010 and 2011.