Expendable Active Decoy

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Unread post08 Jun 2018, 04:23

Do you know that USN has something very similar to Brite Cloud in their inventory? and iam not talking about ALE-50 or ALE-55 8) , not even ALE-70.
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http://navybmr.com/study%20material/143 ... 3A_ch4.pdf
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Unread post08 Jun 2018, 04:55

Already discussed in the thread below which one can draw the answer to.

viewtopic.php?f=36&t=52809&p=362924
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Unread post08 Jun 2018, 05:16

It's been in the inventory for a really long time, as in decades now
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Unread post08 Jun 2018, 08:57

weasel1962 wrote:Already discussed in the thread below which one can draw the answer to.

viewtopic.php?f=36&t=52809&p=362924

I don't think anyone talk about RT-1489 Gen-X in that thread
35_aoa wrote:It's been in the inventory for a really long time, as in decades now

I guess, but it seems to be below the radar for the general public unlike ALE-50/55
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Unread post08 Jun 2018, 11:57

eloise wrote:
weasel1962 wrote:Already discussed in the thread below which one can draw the answer to.

viewtopic.php?f=36&t=52809&p=362924

I don't think anyone talk about RT-1489 Gen-X in that thread


Sincere apologies, I mis-read it as brite cloud.

Gen-X started production in 1991.
http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a241096.pdf
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Unread post09 Jun 2018, 05:23

weasel1962 wrote:Gen-X started production in 1991.
http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a241096.pdf

For some reason, this decoy is extreme secret. I can't find many information on the net

35_aoa wrote:It's been in the inventory for a really long time, as in decades now

Do you guys use it often? is it much better than chaff ?
Do USAF uses it also or only USN

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