Mechanics, maintenance on the M130 chaff dispenser
shouldn't turn into a job for the AVIM shop.
There was an APS-54 warning receiver, which was fairly new, and an ALE-1 chaff dispenser
, which was not fully tested and which I was not allowed to use.
Electronic countermeasures (ECM) include the M141 chaff dispenser
, the BAE Systems (Nashua, NH) AN/ALQ-144 active infrared (IR) jammer, and the Northrop Grumman AN/ALQ-136 radio-frequency jammer.
The BOZ 3 is a chaff dispenser
used for EW training, mounted on SAF Lansens and Learjets.
Recently, the museum acquired the APR-38 radar homing and warning receiver system used on the F-4G Wild Weasel aircraft and an ALE-38 bulk chaff dispenser
The Air Force is also evaluating the Swedish chaff dispenser
for the F-15, with flight-testing planned for October.
CelsiusTech Electronics' BOL chaff dispenser
is used on US Navy F-14s, and the company has studied a version which could be installed in the wingtip-mounted LAU-127 launchers on the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet.
Second, chaff dispenser
installations are now capable of multipoint, simultaneous dispensing, thereby spreading the chaff more widely and quickly across the RRC.
The AN/ALE-43(V) chaff dispenser
, developed by Lundy Technical Center (now Alliant Defense Electronics) is an example of the use of smart chaff.
Elsewhere in the Scandinavian-Baltic region, Sweden's CelsiusTech continues to have success with its BOL 300 missile launch rail-mounted chaff dispenser
. Outside Sweden, this system has been acquired by the UK and the US Navy for use on Harrier GR.7 and F-14 aircraft, respectively.