Mar 2, 2015 ASDNews Source : BAE Systems PLC
BAE Systems, Inc. today announced that its Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures (ATIRCM) system has been approved for export by the U.S. Department of Defense. The export approval paves the way for sales to allied nations around the world, giving them access to this life-saving technology.
“In today’s environment with the proliferation of surface-to-air missiles, a proven aircraft survivability system to counter advanced threats meets an immediate need,” said Bill Staib, director of threat management solutions at BAE Systems. “We are seeing tremendous international interest for this system, which has proven to be both highly effective and reliable since its fielding in 2009.”