BIRD successfully concluded flight testing on Czech Republic helicopters
Thursday, September 24, 2009


Herzliya, Israel, November 2009 – BIRD Aerosystems Ltd.  Successfully concluded flight testing of the AMPS-M system on the Mi-17 helicopters of the Czech Repblic. The AMPS-M was installed as part of the modernization program undertaken by LOM PARAHA for the CZ Air-force in order to meet NATO interoperability and compatibility standards.

The successful fight testing was the final phase in the 12 month program that included also delivery, installation, integration and certification of the AMPS-M Self Protection Systems on three Mi-17 helicopters.

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.
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