September 13, 2011 defpro.com
London, UK | MBDA Italia and NIITEK, a subsidiary of Chemring Group PLC, are pleased to announce their intent to proceed towards a collaboration agreement to jointly develop and produce a Pushed Decoys Trailer based upon NIITEK and MBDA-IT expertise in the field of C-IED and Countermining systems. MBDA Italia has selected NIITEK as the supplier of the Ground Penetrating Radar to be integrated onto MBDA’s Calife 3 pushed decoy vehicle. The parties intend to jointly collaborate in marketing the integrated product to the Italian Ministry of Defence and to other selected countries.
Both Companies believe this integrated collaboration will result in the supply of a major capability upgrade to the various military units involved in Field Operational Activities.