Herzliya, Israel, Jan, 2016
BIRD Aerosystems successfully delivered the AMPS system installed on civil Mi-8 helicopter operated in peace keeping missions around the world.
Under this contract BIRD delivered the AMPS-MV (Missile Verification) which is the most advanced system of the Airborne Missile Protection System (AMPS) family and is provided in cooperation between Airbus Defense & Space and BIRD Aerosystems. The system is designed to detect, verify, identify and foil MANPADS attacks.
The system provides all around coverage along with an unprecedented practical zero False Alarm Rate (FAR) and maximum warning time enabling optimal deployment of countermeasures for ensuring highest aircraft survivability.