|Herzliya, Israel, May 2010 – Following BIRD Aerosystems Ltd. successful project of installation the AMPS on the Mi-17 helicopters of the Czech Republic, BIRD had received a follow-on contract to protect additional Czech Republic helicopters to be deployed in Afghanistan next year.
The AMPS system will be installed on additional three Mi-17 helicopters that will be modernized by LOM PARAHA in order to meet NATO interoperability and compatibility standards.
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