BIRD Aerosystems signs contract to develop MACS sensor
Saturday, March 24, 2012

Herzliya, Israel, March 2012 – BIRD Aerosystems

BIRD Aerosystems signed a new contract with CASSDIAN (an EADS Company) to Jointly develop MACS (Missile Approch Confirmaiton Sensor), a new and patented concept for enhanced protection of V/VIP and commercial aircraft.

BIRD’s and CASSIDIAN’s MACS senosr will be integrated to the AMPS-MV self protection system and will provide missile verification data of the approcing missiles.

The MACS senosr will enable the AMPS-MV system to be fully compliant with existing civil aviation regulations and to dramatically improve passenger’s safety and protection.

MACS will be develpod at BIRD’s facility in Herzelia and is schaudled to be operational by 2013.

For more details contact:


Shaul MazorBIRD Aerosystems ext. 110

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