CANADA FITS DECOYS TO FLEET

Nov 2015

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) Halifa-class frigate HMCS Winnipeg, visited DSEi 2015 on London recently, sporting a new radio frequency (RF) ‘soft kill’ device in the shape of Airborne Systems’ FDS3 passive RF floating decoy.

Originally developed for the UK Royal Navy, where it entered service in 2006 under the designation Outfit DLF(3b), the FDS3 system deploys a fast-erecting inflatable corner reflector decoy hat can be used to counter anti-ship missile RF seekers in seduction, distraction and confusion modes.

The installation on board Winnipeg – a single tube launcher on either bridge wing – was hitherto undisclosed.

 

Airborne Systems is represented in Australia by Owen International, further information on the DLF 3 Soft Kill Decoy can be found by Contacting Us

 

 

DLF 3