MBDA is flight-testing the new missile warning system (DDM NG) for the Rafale strike fighter, slated to be a direct replacement for the current version. The system consists of two fish-eye sensors to provide full spherical coverage for Rafales. DDM NG is not just supposed to reduce false-alarm rates on missile-launch warnings, but also is accurate enough to cue a directed infrared countermeasures system, even though there are currently no firm plans to outfit Rafale with such a ...

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