U.S. Air Force awards $96.1 million contract for decoy missiles

TUCSON, Ariz. Raytheon has won a $96.1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce 250 miniature air-launched decoy (MALD) missiles.

The MALD is an air-launched missile with both decoy and jamming capabilities that can electronically stimulate and neutralize enemy air defense systems.

--which produces the MALD-J jamming variant -- is also said to be developing a MALD system for the U.S. Navy.

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