Latest Directional Infrared Counter Measures Stories

2014-06-18 12:21:08

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $238 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide hardware and support for the Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Critical to the safe return of troops abroad, LAIRCM automatically detects a missile launch, determines if it is a threat...

2011-06-22 02:48:00

HAIFA, Israel, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems"), announced today, at the Paris Air Show, that it was awarded a contract valued in excess of $15 million by Elettronica S.p.A ("Elettronica") to participate in a program to supply the ELT/572 DIRCM (Directed Infra-Red Countermeasures) system for installation on various platforms of the Italian Air Force, including the C130J, C27J and AW101. The contract will be performed over...

2010-11-17 08:30:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $5 million Defense Acquisition Challenge contract for the company's Quiet Eyes Laser Turret Assembly (QELTA). Quiet Eyes is a key component of Raytheon's Directed Infrared Countermeasures (DIRCM) aircraft protection system. Through the DAC program, the Department of Defense awards development contracts to companies that offer technologies with cost-saving potential. "Raytheon was...

2010-10-25 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will pursue a prime contractor role in response to the U.S. Army's Common Infrared Countermeasures (CIRCM) request for proposal. CIRCM will protect combat helicopters and other aircraft by jamming the infrared guidance systems of heat-seeking missiles and diverting the missiles away from the aircraft. Raytheon's CIRCM solution, known as Scorpion, will feature the company's production-matured directed infrared...

2010-07-07 14:30:00

LONDON, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight its industry leading global security capabilities at the Farnborough International Air Show, including unmanned aircraft systems, defense electronics and performance-based logistics. The Farnborough International Airshow will take place from 19-25 July 2010. Northrop Grumman's open-air static display area will feature a full-scale model of the Global Hawk high altitude long endurance unmanned...

2007-09-04 06:14:10

By Anonymous Analysis and Recommendations Over the past few years, an important debate has been sustained about the necessity/wisdom of protecting commercial airliners against the perceived threat of man- portable air defence systems (MANPADS) in the hands of terrorist groups. This debate involves not only varying perceptions about the seriousness of this threat, but also the feasibility (in both technological and perhaps even more significantly financial terms) of equipping commercial...

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