The AMPS system receives an additional Service Bulletin for the installation on a new type of Mi-17
Thursday, October 24, 2013

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.

For more details, please contact:
Shaul Mazor
VP Marketing
Tel: +972-9-9725700 ext. 709


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