Military and Strategic Journal
Issued by the Directorate of Morale Guidance at the General Command of the Armed Forces
United Arab Emirates
Founded in August 1971

2024-07-03

HENSOLDT Equips Ukrainian Helicopters with Self-protection Sensors

HENSOLDT is once again equipping helicopters of the Ukrainian armed forces with state-of-the-art detection and self-protection sensors. The order includes further AMPS (Airborne Missile Protection System) self-protection solutions. The order value is in the double-digit million range. HENSOLDT delivered 16 AMPS self-protection solutions to the Ukrainian armed forces for the first time in June last year.
 
AMPS is a flexible, stand-alone self-protection solution for helicopters and aeroplanes. Thanks to its modular design, it can be easily configured to meet specific operational requirements and for different mission profiles. AMPS components are the Missile Launch Detection Sensor (MILDS), an AMPS Control and Display Unit (ACDU) and the active confirmation system (MACS), which determines the distance and speed of detected missiles and eliminates false alarms. The Counter Measure Dispensing Systems (CMDS) already installed on the helicopters can continue to be operated with the current AMPS configuration.
 
A high percentage of aircraft losses in recent operational areas were caused by infrared surface-to-air missiles (IR SAMs). In addition, laser and radar threats are increasingly common in theatres of operations. To reliably detect these threats, AMPS can be configured with missile, laser, and radar warning systems to ensure the best possible protection through rapid detection.
 

Add Comment

Your comment was successfully added!

Visitors Comments

No Comments

Related Topics

Mohammed bin Rashid tours IDEX 2023 in Abu Dhabi

Read More

Lockheed Martin’s Legion Pod completes first flight test

Read More

Elbit Systems Emirates Bags Major Contract

Read More

Raytheon Emirates announces new leadership team

Read More

UAE and Jordan conduct 7th joint food aid airdrop in northern Gaza

Read More

UAE, Bahrain conduct joint military exercise Jelmoud 3

Read More
Close

2024-07-01 Current issue
Pervious issues
2017-05-13
2014-03-16
2012-01-01
2014-01-01
2021-06-01
2021-02-21
2022-06-01
2021-09-15
.

Voting

?What about new design for our website

  • Excellent
  • Very Good
  • Good
Voting Number 1647