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ADM-160A MALD decoy

Country of Origin: USA


The Miniature Air-Launched Decoy (MALD) program was launched in 1996 by the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and demonstrate a small, inexpensive air-launched decoy system for suppression of enemy air defenses (SEAD).

Four roles were identified for the MALD as part of a broader SEAD concept of operations. These were pre-emptive destruction; reactive suppression; diversion; and saturation. Each of these operations was based on the stimulation...

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