U.S. Army resumes work on CIRCM program

January 7, 2016 7:03 PM

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has resumed work on its Common Infrared Countermeasure program as the contract dispute was settled.

The Army's CIRCM program seeks to develop a lightweight, laser-based infrared protection system for the the force's helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. Defense News reports work on the program restarted as BAE Systems withdrew its protest in November for the contract award going to Northrop Grumman...

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