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IR Missile-Jamming System Tested on Military Transport Plane

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A defensive laser and imaging system from Elbit Systems Ltd. was successfully implemented on an Airbus C295 military transport plane, jamming IR, ground-to-air, heat-seeking man-portable missiles (MANPADS) during a test flight. Elbit's MUSIC series of directed IR countermeasure (DIRCM) systems was integrated with an IR missile warning system able to detect, acquire, track and jam trial test equipment on the ground during extreme conditions. Thermal image of the Airbus C295 viewed from the ground station. Courtesy of Elbit Systems. The countermeasure systems integrate advanced...Read full article

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