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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): November 2013
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: BriteCloud 218 and BriteCloud 55
Origin: Italy and Sweden
Corporations: Leonardo-Finmeccanica*, Saab and SELEX ES   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: BriteCloud
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): November 2013
Total Production: ?
Family Members: BriteCloud 55-T
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Description: The BriteCloud is an advanced decoy system intended to counter 21st century missile threats incorporating groundbreaking miniaturization and advanced jamming technology. BriteCloud includes a battery-powered Digital Radio Frequency Memory (DRFM) jammer inside the 55mm flare cartridge. This Expendable Active Decoy (EAD) was developed by Finmeccanica along with Saab in conjunction with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (SDTL) and the United Kingdom (UK) Ministry of Defense (MoD). The Gripen and the Tornado Gr4 aircraft are primary users of the BriteCloud anti-missile system.

BriteCloud Applications

Combat Aircraft JAS 39E Gripen JAS 39F Gripen Tornado Gr4 Protection Systems BriteEye

BriteCloud News

There are 8 news between
30 Mar 2016 and 23 May 2019
Thursday, May 23, 2019RAF Typhoons to Get BriteCloud 55 Expendable Active Decoys
Tuesday, June 5, 2018Leonardo Launches BriteCloud 55-T to Protect Large Military Transport Aircraft
Wednesday, March 28, 2018Royal Air Force Tornado G4 Jets to Get BriteCloud Decoy System
Thursday, June 8, 2017Leonardo Launches BriteEye Small Aircraft Electronic Warfare System
Tuesday, June 6, 2017Leonardo Launches BriteCloud 218 Countermeasure Dispenser
Tuesday, May 9, 2017Leonardo May Provide BriteCloud Countermeasures to RAF
Friday, September 16, 2016RAF Orders Additional BriteCloud Missile Decoy Systems
Wednesday, March 30, 2016Royal Air Force Tornado Gr4 Jets Testing new BriteCloude Anti-Missile Decoy

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