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DSEI 2017: Israeli counter-IED solution ready

5th September 2017 - 12:00 GMT | by Joe Charlaff in Jerusalem


Israel Aerospace Industries’ Elta division expects its counter IED and mine suite (CIMS), which protects tactical vehicles against the threat of IEDs, to be ready for commercial sale by the end of this year.

The solution consists of a large rectangular multi-sensor system that is placed on the front of an armoured vehicle, which then detects and destroys hidden explosive devices from a distance.

It comprises an above-surface detection system (ADS), and underground mine and IED detection system (MIDS), with the latter still in development.

The ADS includes a side-looking synthetic aperture radar, high-resolution optical detection system and an infrared (IR)

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Joe Charlaff


Joe Charlaff

Joe is a freelance correspondent based in Israel

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