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BIRD AeroSystems Completes Successful SPREOS DIRCM Installation on Airbus A319 Fleet


BIRD AeroSystems Completes Successful SPREOS DIRCM Installation on Airbus A319 Fleet

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BIRD AeroSystems Completes Successful SPREOS DIRCM Installation on Airbus A319 Fleet
BIRD AeroSystems Completes Successful SPREOS DIRCM Installation on Airbus A319 Fleet

Bird AeroSystems, a global provider of innovative defence technology, proudly announces the successful installation of its advanced SPREOS DIRCM, and Aeroshield missile protection systems on multiple Airbus A319 aircraft for a Undisclosed European customer. This milestone underscores Bird’s unwavering commitment to advancing Directed Infrared Countermeasure (DIRCM) technology, which is already installed in a broad customer base around the world. At the core of this project is the SPREOS (Self Protection Radar Electro-Optic System), a patented DIRCM system for missile approach verification, tracking, and laser jamming.

Ronen Factor, Co-CEO, and Founder at Bird AeroSystems, asserts, “The successful installation of our systems on the Undisclosed European customer’s Airbus A319 marks a significant milestone for Bird AeroSystems as the supplier of advanced DIRCM technology and comprehensive airborne self-protection systems. This achievement was celebrated in a special ceremony, featuring a demonstration flight with simulations of real missile threats, showcasing the advanced capabilities of our systems. As a prominent player in defence technology manufacturing, Bird AeroSystems continues to demonstrate its dedication to delivering a high-end comprehensive solution for airborne self-protection systems “

SPREOS features semi-active dual-band radar fused with IR tracker and IR countermeasure capabilities. It ensures precise protection against MANPADS threats and seamlessly integrates with diverse missile warning systems. The installation also included Bird’s versatile AMPS solution, designed for both military and civilian markets, providing complete protection against ground-to-air threats, including MANPADS attacks, for helicopters and VVIP aircraft for heads of states. Additionally, the installation of the AeroShield pod solution on the Airbus A319 Aircraft, was expanded to be installed also for Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft. SPREOS features an open architecture design and can be seamlessly integrated with any type of Missile Warning System (MWS), user-defined Jamming Codes, and other countermeasure systems.

BIRD Aerosystems is a leading global provider of innovative airborne solutions that protect our customers and ensure the security of their assets. Founded in 2001, privately-owned and based in Israel, BIRD develops and markets advanced airborne missile protection systems and airborne surveillance, information and observation solutions. Leveraging deep in-house technical know-how, BIRD also provides world-class aviation logistics services to large-scale commercial and governmental customers. BIRD provides end-to-end, turnkey solutions. From operational analysis, system design, integration and installation through ground and flight testing and including system certification – BIRD is truly a one-stop-shop. BIRD has the scope and breadth of experience to contend with the most complex operational requirements and design challenges, while still providing personalized attention to each customer.

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