A SALISBURY-BASED decoy manufacturer has been awarded with contracts worth £23 million.

Chemring Countermeasures, based at High Post, announced the multimillion pound deals this month following talks with export customers.

Deliveries under these contracts will be made until the end of 2022.

Group chief executive of Chemring Michael Flowers said: “We are delighted to receive these significant multi-year awards in support of our international customer base. They further consolidate our position in the global countermeasures market and are testament to the trusted position the group holds.

“We look forward to continuing to deliver the highest performing and highest quality infra-red decoys in support of our customers’ critical missions.”

Chemring Countermeasures is the UK-based subsidiary of the Chemring Group PLC which is a global business that specialises in the manufacture of high technology products and the provision of services to the aerospace, defence and security markets.

The group is currently being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office for alleged money laundering, bribery and corruption.

The company added: “The investigation commenced following a voluntary report made by Chemring Technology Solutions Limited relating to two specific historic contracts, the first of which was awarded prior to the group’s ownership of the business concerned and the second in 2011.”