Symetrics Industries wins $3.5 million oder for AN/ALE-47 Countermeasures Dispenser System

MELBOURNE, Fla., 22 May 2009. Symetrics Industries LLC won a $3.5 million order from the U.S. Air Force for the AN/ALE-47 Countermeasures Dispenser System (CMDS), marking the 20th delivery order placed against a five-year contract with Symetrics. More than 9,200 assemblies have been delivered on or ahead of the contract schedule, with a total value of nearly $28 million.

MELBOURNE, Fla., 22 May 2009. Symetrics Industries LLC won a $3.5 million order from the U.S. Air Force for the AN/ALE-47 Countermeasures Dispenser System (CMDS), marking the 20th delivery order placed against a five-year contract with Symetrics. More than 9,200 assemblies have been delivered on or ahead of the contract schedule, with a total value of nearly $28 million.

The AN/ALE-47 CMDS is an electronic warfare (EW) self-protection suite that provides combat aircrews with enhanced survivability against surface-to-air and air-to-air missile threats in all environments, by dispensing chaff or flares.

Able to be integrated on virtually any aircraft type, the system provides an integrated, reprogrammable, computer-controlled system to dispense expendables/decoys to enhance aircraft survivability. It dispenses expendables/decoys, by employing electronic and infrared countermeasures according to a program developed and implemented by the aircrew.

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