Herzliya, Israel,October 2013 – BIRD Aerosystems Ltd.
As part of the cooperation agreement signed between BIRD and Russian Helicopters JSC for the joint marketing and certification of the AMPS system on Mi-8/17 helicopters, the AMPS system has been certified on another variant of the Mi-8/17 and the appropriate Service Bulletin (SB) has been issued.
This new Service Bulletin is one of several Service Bulletins issued by MIL-MMHP for integration of the system on different variants of the most popular helicopter in the world the Mi-8/17.
AMPS is the only Self protection system certified on Mi-8/17 helicopters and has been installed on many Mi-17/8 military and civil helicopters by leading MIL approved Maintenance Repair Organizations (MROs) around the world.
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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The NIMASA Deep Blue project has proved its efficiency as the International Bargaining Forum (IBF) has recently removed Nigeria from the list of countries designated as risk maritime nations
Following the delivery of its ASIO Maritime Task Force Solution to Nigeria, as part of the NIMASA Deep Blue Project, BIRD Aerosystems has completed a successful live demonstration of the ASIO aircraft capabilities, including real-time interception of vessels performing illegal activities at sea.
Israeli company BIRD Aerosystems, has completed the deliveries of additional AMPS systems, including the MACS – a Missile Approach Confirmation Sensor, and a provision of SPREOS – the Self Protection Radar Electro-Optic System DIRCM, for the Czech Air Force Mil Mi-17 military helicopters. The MACS is a semi-active confirmation radar that reduces the false alarm rate of the overall missile warning system. This program is part of a follow-up program with the Czech Air Force that has been protecting its helicopters with the AMPS system for the last 15 years and has deployed them in the most complex environments, such as Afghanistan.