Herzliya, Israel, September 2011 – BIRD Aerosystems Ltd. received a certificate of excellence in recognition of invaluable contribution to the development of the economical and trade relations between the state of Israel and the Czech Republic in the category of Leading Defense Cooperation.
In a ceremony headed by the Czech Prime Minister Mr. Petr Necas along with the Defense Minster Mr. Alexandr Vondra and the Minister of Industry Mr. Martin Kocourek, BIRDs Co-CEO Mr. Ronen Factor was awarded the Excellence Award and was congratulated on the successful completion of the Mi17 Protection Project that included equipping the Czech Mi-17 helicopters with the AMPS self protection system and preparing them for operational missions in Afghanistan.
The Czech MI-17 are operational for the last two years in Afghanistan and are all installed with the AMPS-M self protection system protecting the crew and aircraft against the threat of shoulder launched missiles (MANPADS).
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The NIMASA Deep Blue project has proved its efficiency as the International Bargaining Forum (IBF) has recently removed Nigeria from the list of countries designated as risk maritime nations
Following the delivery of its ASIO Maritime Task Force Solution to Nigeria, as part of the NIMASA Deep Blue Project, BIRD Aerosystems has completed a successful live demonstration of the ASIO aircraft capabilities, including real-time interception of vessels performing illegal activities at sea.
Israeli company BIRD Aerosystems, has completed the deliveries of additional AMPS systems, including the MACS – a Missile Approach Confirmation Sensor, and a provision of SPREOS – the Self Protection Radar Electro-Optic System DIRCM, for the Czech Air Force Mil Mi-17 military helicopters. The MACS is a semi-active confirmation radar that reduces the false alarm rate of the overall missile warning system. This program is part of a follow-up program with the Czech Air Force that has been protecting its helicopters with the AMPS system for the last 15 years and has deployed them in the most complex environments, such as Afghanistan.