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EW Europe 2019: SPREOS IR countermeasure production configuration showcased

7th May 2019 - 15:00 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London

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Bird Aerosystems will present its Self Protection Radar Electro-Optic System (SPREOS) Compact Directional IR Counter Measure (DIRCM) at EW Europe 2019, Stockholm.

SPREOS will be showcased in its production configuration which combines radar-based confirmation sensor and an active laser jammer, and ensures optimal protection against different man-portable air defence system (MANPADS) threat types, according to the Israeli manufacturer.

SPREOS slews to the direction of the threat, activates its multi-band radar functionality, confirms and tracks while analysing its unique information to enable the most effective jamming response.

Following the confirmation and tracking, SPREOS deploys the dual-band countermeasure laser, causing the missile to

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