Herzliya, Israel, February 2012 – BIRD Aerosystems
BIRD Aerosystems, CASSIDIAN (an EADS Company) and Beechcraft Berlin Aviation (BCB) have signed an exclusive cooperation agreement to jointly market and sale the ASIO special mission aircraft solution.
ASIO is based on the group’s in-depth knowledge and extensive operational experience in delivering and operating of Special Mission aircrafts.
ASIO can be tailored to fit customer’s specific operational requirements and supports maritime patrol and ground surveillance missions. The solution additionally includes a ground segment that acts as an extension of the airborne segment and includes a similar mission management and sensor display.
ASIO basic configuration includes a King Air B350 modified by Beechcraft Berlin for special mission operations and installed with an array of sensors (SAR/GMTI Radar, COMINT, ELINT, EOP, SPS) all integrated together by BIRD’s advanced mission management solution (MSIS) that integrates and manages the airborne sensors and subsystems, performs sensor fusion and provides the airborne and ground users with a unified real-time situational awareness picture.
BIRD’s advanced MSIS solution boosts the surveillance capabilities and mission effectiveness by enabling the collection of large amount of data that is automatically classified and is clearly displayed using an easy and intuitive HMI.
The ASIO Solution can be installed on new or pre-owned aircrafts and is offered under direct purchase agreement or Wet/Dry Lease agreements.
Under the cooperation agreement, the three compaies will market and sale the ASIO solution worldwide and offer this unique intelligence-gathering solution that can be tailored to meet the most demanding requirements of customers around the world.
For more details contact:
Shaul MazorBIRD Aerosystems Ltd.firstname.lastname@example.org+972-9-9579611 ext. 110
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