Israel’s BIRD Aerosystems, a leading developer of airborne missile protection systems and airborne surveillance, information, and observation (ASIO) solutions, unveiled Tuesday its ASIO Holistic Solution, a comprehensive system tailored for maritime and ground surveillance missions. Read more
SHEPHARD: Czech Mi-17s to receive AMPS upgrade
BIRD Aerosystems is to upgrade and improve Airborne Missile Protection Systems (AMPS) it had previously provided to the Czech Air Force, under a contract worth an undisclosed amount. The missile protection system is installed on Czech Mi-17 helicopters (pictured) and has been operationally deployed in conflict zones, including Afghanistan …Read more
Israel’s Bird Aerosystems has delivered its Airborne Missile Protection Systems (AMPS) to a VIP customer in Africa, which will protect a presidential Boeing 737 aircraft.
The company on 24 June said the AMPS system includes an AeroShield POD and MACS sensor. It did not specify which country had ordered the missile protection system, but only around half a dozen African nations fly Boeing 737s (mostly in Boeing Business Jet configuration) for presidential and VIP transport. Read more
BIRD Aerosystems has successfully trialled its Ocean Surveillance Control and Reconnaissance solution OSCAR in Africa. During the trial, the OSCAR system was operated for a customer in Africa, and applied machine-learning algorithms on real-time maritime data sources such as satellite and terrestrial AIS, satellite SAR/EO/IR, LRIT, coastal radars and tactical sensors used to detect, analyse and prioritise suspicious vessels. Read more
Increasing efficiencies in maritime patrols is increasingly important. Israeli firm Bird AeroSystems recently launched OSCAR, an autonomous multi-sensor maritime awareness system, to help with this.
AVIATION WEEK: Oscar Making Maritime Surveillance Smarter
BIRD Aerosystems will present its Self Protection Radar Electro-Optic System (SPREOS) Compact Directional IR Counter Measure (DIRCM) at EW Europe 2019, Stockholm.
BIRD Aerosystems has received a contract from a new customer in Africa to deliver its Airborne Surveillance, Intelligence and Observation (ASIO) maritime solution