Elbit to supply self-protection systems for Asia-Pacific helicopter fleets
Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract valued around $200 million to supply electronic warfare and infrared technologies to protect military helicopter fleets for a customer in Asia-Pacific. The contract will be implemented over four years.
Elbit will supply self-protection suites comprised of the Passive Airborne Warning System (PAWS) and Mini-MUSIC direct IR countermeasures (DIRCM). These are designed to protect against shoulder-fired heat-seeking missiles and will be installed aboard attack and utility helicopters for the customer.
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