Elbit Systems demonstrated its MUSIC family of Directed Infrared Countermeasure (DIRCM) systems, integrated with IR based Passive Airborne Warning System (PAWS) on an Airbus C295 aircraft.
During the tests, a C295 aircraft with an operationally installed Elbit EW self-protection suite, consisting of the DIRCM system and the PAWS demonstrated the capability to detect, acquire, track and jam the trial test equipment on the ground, under extreme conditions, the company said in a statement Monday.
The initial assessment of the results highlighted that the system has the capability to successfully jam MANPADS (infra- red, ground to air heat seeking Man-Portable Missiles) from the first, second and third generation, using generic NATO jam codes.
The demonstration was a joint project of Elbit Systems and Airbus Defence & Space (Spain).
The DIRCM systems provide protection for aircraft from MANPADS. These systems integrate an advanced fiber laser technology together with a high rate thermal tracking camera and a small, highly dynamic mirror turret to provide effective, reliable and affordable protection to all types of aircraft and under all operational conditions.
The PAWS family of combat proven missile warning systems uses IR to reliably and rapidly detect the most advanced threats in all flight conditions.
Poland has selected Elbit Systems to deliver live combat training system and equipment to the nations Special Operations Forces (SOF). The Combat Training System (CTS) is an advanced, highly-realistic simulations-based trainer that has been specifically designed for marines and SOF, ranging from individual soldiers up to full-size units, the company announced today
Elbit Systems announced today that it was awarded an approximate $70 million contract for the supply of intelligence integrated systems for homeland security applications from a Latin American customer. Under the contract, to be supplied within less than a year, Elbit Systems will provide the customer with Hermes 900 UAS systems and an intelligence gathering system
Elbit Systems has won a $78 million contract from a European country to supply an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)-based advanced intelligence solution. The contract will be performed over a two-year period by Elbit Systems ISTAR Division, established several months ago, as a result of combining Elbit Systems Electro-optics – Elop and UAS Divisions, the company announced Sunday
Airbus has awarded CAE a C$200 million contract for a comprehensive C295W aircrew and maintenance training solution to support the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) program. Over the next 11 years including the options to extend an additional 15 years would take the value to more than C$300 million, the company said in a statement Monday
Elbit Systems has won a $26.5 million contract to supply commercial multi-spectral infrared countermeasures (C-MUSIC) systems to be implemented on-board a jet aircraft of an Asia-Pacific nation
Elbit Systems has delivered the next version of its Incident Command Team Training System (ICTTS) to the Directorate of Production and Procurement (“DoPP”) of the Israeli Ministry of Defense. The system is already in use by the Israel Defense Forces Home Front Command (“HFC”)
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