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Quad A 2017: Army seeks helicopter missile warning system

19th April 2017 - 18:00 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


The US Army has issued a request for information (RfI) in support of the Limited Interim Missile Warning System (LIMWS) programme as it seeks a new protection system for helicopters.

The army is seeking a system with missile warning and hostile fire indication (HFI) capabilities that can be integrated with the new Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) system and the ALE-47 countermeasure dispensing system for a limited number of army rotary wing aircraft. The RfI does not specify which aircraft.

The ALE-47 identifies and defeats infrared and radio frequency missiles and operates on a variety of fighter jets, transport aircraft and

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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