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The Lorica, a specially adapted commercial version of the Elisra Group's (Bene Beraq
, Israel) PAWS family infrared (IR) missile-warning system already supplied to the Israel Air Force, has been selected to protect passenger aircraft.
Elisra Electronic Systems (Bene Beraq
, Israel) has begun deliveries of electronic-warfare (EW) systems for Israel Air Force (IAF) F-161 jets.
According to information provided at the bidders conference, three international RWR and RF-jammer suppliers--Elisra (Bene Beraq
, Israel), ITT Avionics (Clifton, NJ), and Thales (Paris, France)--shall start to negotiate with the TPT for the customization, local production, and integration issues.
In related news, the Israeli Air Force (IAF) has carried out a series of tests of the Elisra (Bene Beraq
, Israel) infrared-based PAWS-2 missile-warning system for F-16s.
The letter lists the latter as Elisra (Bene Beraq
, Israel), ITT Avionics (Clifton, NJ), and Thales (Paris, France) for the RWR/jammer requirement and Elisra, EADS (Munich, Germany), and Marconi Selenia (Pomezia, Italy) for the LWR.
Key systems included in the SH-2G(A) are the Telephonics (Farmingdale, NY) AN/APS-143B(V)3 radar with an inverse synthetic-aperture-radar capability, the Raytheon (Lexington, MA) AN/AAQ-27 forward-looking infrared sensor, and the Elisra (Bene Beraq
, Israel) AES-210 electronic-support-measures system
Israel Military Industries (IMI) (Ramat Hasharon, Israel) and Elisra (Bene Beraq
, Israel) dispayed their EW products being offered for Turkish programs.
As for electronic countermeasures (ECM), the Portuguese F-16s are receiving an advanced, integrated ECM system developed by a team consisting of the Portuguese Air Force, Terma (Lystrup, Denmark), and Elisra (Bene Beraq
Israeli industry contributed about 25% of the aircraft, such as airframe components from Israel Aircraft Industries (Yehud, Israel); avionics, color cockpit displays, and a helmet-mounted display from Elbit (Haifa, Israel), weapons and sensors from Rafael (Haifa, Israel); and an EW suite from Elisra (Bene Beraq
, Israel) that includes an internal jammer and the company's infrared-based Passive Airborne Warning System 2 (PAWS-2).
The prototype Seahawk, which is now in flight testing, is equipped with the Elisra (Bene Beraq
, Israel) AES-210 electronic-support-measures (ESM) and radar-warning system, the Northrop Grumman (Rolling Meadows, IL) AN/AAR-54(V) missile-approach warner, the Elisra LWS-20 laser-warning system, and the AN/ALE-47 countermeasures dispenser.