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Chemring Countermeasures (USA)

Formerly Alloy Surface and Kilgore Flares, Chemring Countermeasures USA manufactures infrared (IR) air countermeasures and is the only manufacturer of Special Material (SM) decoys.

The foremost supplier of airborne expendable IR decoy flares, and serves as the sole-source IR decoy flare supplier for some of the world’s most sophisticated and advanced airborne platforms. Kilgore was the first expendable IR decoy flare manufacturer to introduce full automation to the decoy manufacturing process, bringing a new level of safety and quality not previously seen.


  • Advanced flare countermeasures
  • Naval decoys
  • Special material decoys
  • Advanced IR decoys

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