Equipped with BIRD’s advanced AMPS, the Czech helicopters are protected against the growing threat of ground to air missiles (MANPADS)
Following the successful deployment of BIRD’s Airborne Missile Protection Systems (AMPS) by the Czech air-force in various security missions in the Czech Republic and elsewhere, BIRD Aerosystems has received a follow-on order of two additional AMPS systems.
BIRD’s AMPS missile protection system provides the most enhanced protection for military and civilian aircraft against the threat of ground to air missiles (MANPADS). The system is designed to automatically detect, verify, and foil SAM attacks through the effective use of countermeasure decoys (Flares and Chaff) and by Directional Infrared Countermeasures (DIRCM) that jam the missile’s IR seeker and protects the aircraft. BIRD’s AMPS has evolved into a standard system for NATO, having been selected and installed on Military, VIP and civil platforms used by NATO members.
Ronen Factor, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Founder: “The Czech Republic cares for its soldiers and personnel, and therefore they choose to protect their helicopters using BIRD’s advanced AMPS solution. BIRD’s AMPS systems have already been successfully implemented by the Czech air-force, and were deployed in various missions, including missions in Afghanistan – where the Czech air-force was operating as part of the NATO forces. We are honored to provide protection for the Czech forces, which are operating in the most dangerous and complicated areas”.
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Mr. Shaul Mazor