Common Defensive Aids System

The UK Royal Air Force is moving ahead with plans to develop a large-aircraft and helicopter protection system, called Common Defensive Aids System (CDAS), which will kick off in late 2009. Selex Galileo agreed to oversee the Demonstrator program throughout its projected four year term. CDAS will integrate a missile warning system, hostile-fire indicator (HFI), directed infrared countermeasures (DIRCM) system and elements of a directed electro-optics countermeasures system. HFI candidates from...
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