Countermeasures Dispensing Systems

BAE Systems Rokar researches, develops, and builds advanced countermeasure dispensing systems to fit or upgrade the world’s best fixed-wing combat, rotary-wing, transport, and VIP aircraft.
We develop and build electronic countermeasure (ECM) dispensing systems for high-performance aircraft, helicopters, transport, maritime patrol aircraft, and other platforms, including legacy aircraft upgrades.

Effective, adaptable ECM dispensing systems

Integrated with missile warning systems and radar warning receivers, these advanced BAE Systems Rokar self-defense chaff and flare dispensing systems are used to defend fixed-wing combat aircraft, helicopters, transport, and VIP aircraft against incoming missiles in highly-contested airspace. BAE Systems Rokar offerings include ECM systems with up to 24 dispensers and unparalleled capabilities.

Below is a partial list of airborne platforms that our ECM systems were installed and has a relevant program of record.

Fixed-wing combat and maritime patrol aircraft Rotary-wing / helicopter aircraft Transport & VIP
  • A-37
  • An-32
  • F-4
  • F-5
  • F-7
  • F-15
  • F-16
  • Kefir
  • FA-50
  • AH-1
  • AH-64
  • Bell 212 / 412
  • CH-53
  • Mi-17
  • Super Puma
  • UH-60
  • CH-47
  • H-225M
  • C-130
  • Boeing 707
  • Fokker-70
  • Gulfstream 550
  • KC-390


Why choose our advanced countermeasure dispensing systems?

To operate in a contested battle space effectively, aircrews need to trust the installed advanced countermeasure dispensing system will deliver the self-protection they need every time. BAE Systems Rokar is a worldwide leader in research, development, and production of electronic countermeasure (ECM) dispenser systems with a broad reputation as the most reliable among leading aircraft systems integrators in the last 30 years. Our systems have the advantages of low weight & power consumption, easy to install and maintain and with high MTBF therefore are the chosen option for new airborne platforms and upgrades. BAE Systems Rokar ACDS are combat proven thus selected by leading worldwide end users.

Our related electronic countermeasure (ECM) products

  • Advanced Countermeasures Dispenser System (ACDS) is an airborne, computer-controlled, self-defense system that operates as a stand-alone system with enhanced capabilities for chaff, flare, and advanced decoy dispensing.
  • Advanced Digital Dispensing System (ADDS) is a computer-controlled, threat-adaptive, countermeasure dispensing system that dispenses decoy payloads to protect aircraft from ground and air threats. Unlike competitors, ADDS can fire dual-chaff cartridges that double the number of on-board chaff stores per mission.

Our test gear for ECM dispensing systems and airborne munitions

BAE Systems Rokar also provides comprehensive customer support in:

  • System characterization and specification
  • Aircraft survey
  • System updates and operational improvements
  • Aircrew and technician training
  • Ground support equipment for flight line, intermediate, and depot levels
  • Operation and maintenance manuals


Learn more. Download our Countermeasure Dispensing Systems data sheet or contact our Electronic Systems business representative today.