BIRD Aerosystems to showcase special mission aircraft solutions at Africa Air Force Forum
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Its AMPS-MV airborne missile protection system, for example, was recently added to another customer’s Mi-17 helicopters operating on behalf of the United Nations in Africa; BIRD Aerosystems has received a number of contracts over the years for self-protection systems for Mi-17 helicopters operating for the UN in Africa. The system is designed to automatically detect, verify, and foil surface-to-air missile (SAM) attacks through the effective use of countermeasure decoys (flares and chaff) and by Directional Infrared Countermeasures (including BIRD’s SPREOS) that jam the missile’s infrared seeker. Read more