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Elbit DIRCM for Canadian A330 MRTT

MRTT A330 [© Elbit press release image]

Elbit Systems awarded a contract to supply DIRCM self protection suites to Airbus for installation on MRTT A330 aircraft for Canada.

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Press Release, Haifa, 27 November 2023: 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 for installation on the MRTT A330 refuelling aircraft for Canada. The contract will be 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.

Oren Sabag, General Manager, Elbit Systems ISTAR and EW: “The decision by Airbus Defense and Space to continue equipping the MRTT A330 aircraft with our advanced defence 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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