U.S. defence contractor wins $18 mln contract for Egypt, Iraq infrared countermeasure flares deal

A US defence contractor has been awarded more than $18 million contract to supply Egypt and Iraq with infrared countermeasure flares to protect aircraft, the Defence Department stated in a press release.

“Armtec Countermeasures Company [of] Coachella, California has been awarded an $18,033,583… Foreign Military Sales (Egypt and Iraq) contract for the procurement of the infrared countermeasure flares,” the release said on Tuesday.

Work on the contract will be performed in East Camden, Arizona over the next two years with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2019, the Department of Defense said.

Source: Sputnik