Diehl and Elbit sign DIRCM deal for A400M offer
iehl Defene has signed an exclusive cooperation agreement with Elbit Systems, to equip the A400Ms of the Luftwaffe with a self-protection system based on J-MUSIC.
Diehl combines three J-MUSIC (Multi-Spectral Infrared Countermeasure) systems into a multi-turret DIRCM (Directed Infrared Counter Measure) sysem ensuring complete 360 degree protection of the aircraft.
J-MUSIC was designed to protect large military and commercial aircraft against terrorist attacks by infrared-guides missiles.
The German/Israeli solution would be available in 2015, Diehl claims. Elbit Systems has already completed extensive testing of J-MUSIC and has delivered systems to equip several aircraft for customers this year.