Elbit Systems to Provide DIRCM Self Protection Suites

Elbit’s DIRCM laser protection systems have accumulated hundreds of thousands of flight hours on dozens of platforms and provide advanced defensive technology solutions By Abi Wylie / 30 Nov 2023
Elbit Systems to Provide DIRCM Self Protection Suites
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Elbit Systems Ltd. was awarded a contract by Airbus Defense and Space to supply the Direct Infrared Counter Measures (DIRCM) and Infrared (IR) Missile Warning Systems.

These will be installed on the MRTT A330 refueling aircraft for Canada, the contract being performed over a period of five years.

Elbit Systems DIRCM laser protection systems have accumulated hundreds of thousands of flight hours on dozens of platforms and provide advanced defensive technology solutions for aircraft operating in modern battlefields.

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs across the globe. The company operates in a wide range of areas, but also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security, and commercial applications.

Oren Sabag, General Manager, Elbit Systems ISTAR and EW, said; “The decision by Airbus Defense and Space to continue equipping the MRTT A330 aircraft with our advanced defense solutions validate the quality and market leading technology of our solutions. Our DIRCM Self Protection Suite will provide the customer with advanced defensive solutions to bolster the security and operational advantage of the platforms and crew.”

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