International Breakthrough in the Protection of Commercial Aviation Aircraft: Elbit Systems to Supply the Israeli Ministry of Transportation With C-MUSIC for $76 Million
C-MUSIC is based on the MUSIC(R) system, a direct infra-red countermeasure technology for military aircraft and helicopters that disrupts missiles fired at aircraft and causes them to veer off course by transmitting a laser beam.
The systems' reliability, rapid-response and ability to deal with multiple threats is considered to be among the most advanced systems of its kind in the world today.
Elbit Systems' MUSIC(R) system completed a series of flight tests recently.
Leading aviation industries and air forces have expressed increasing interest in the system and its capabilities.
About Elbit Systems
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of defense-related programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance ("C4ISR"), unmanned air vehicle (UAV) systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, airborne warning systems, ELINT systems, data links and military communications systems and radios. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms and developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications.
- MUSIC and C-MUSIC are either registered trademarks or trademarks of
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