Awards Raytheon $97 Million For More Of The Tiny Aircraft That
Mimics Combat Profiles
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon Company $96.7 million
for a third production lot of the Miniature Air Launched Decoy
(MALD), a decoy flight vehicle that is modular, air-launched and
programmable. It weighs less than 300 pounds and has a range of
approximately 500 nautical miles.
No Evidence Of Pilot Being Pressured To Attempt Landing
The commander of the Polish Air Force was in the cockpit of the
plane carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski and other officials
before it went down short of the runway in heavy fog in western
Russia last month.