|Herzliya, Israel, July 2010 – BIRD Aerosystems has successfully completed the delivery and certification of the AMPS system on UN operated helicopters.The BK-117 helicopters installed with the AMPS system have been recently deployed to Iraq and will be used for the transportation of UN personal in the country.
The AMPS system installed with ensure the protection of the helicopters from the threat of surface to air missiles including MANPADS and will enhance the safety of the passengers, cargo and flying personnel.
BIRD Aerosystems Ltd. is a privately owned company established in 2001 and based in Israel. BIRD specializes in providing Airborne Missile Self Protection Systems (AMPS) that protects military, civil and VIP aircraft against Man-Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS) and Airborne Surveillance, Information and Observation (ASIO) systems for Maritime and ground surveillance missions.
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For more details contact: Shaul Mazor
BIRD Aerosystems Ltd.
+972-9-9725700 ext. 709