30 Mar '15, 1pm

Laser-based aircraft countermeasure provides 'unlimited rounds' against MANPADS

Laser-based aircraft countermeasure provides 'unlimited rounds' against MANPADS

Laser-based aircraft countermeasure provides 'unlimited rounds' against MANPADS A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopter prepares to depart Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on Jan 7, 2012. The Apache conducts distributed operations, precision strikes against relocatable targets, and provides armed reconnaissance when required in... Laser-based aircraft countermeasure provides 'unlimited rounds' against MANPADS The Common Infrared Countermeasure, or CIRCM, provides an active infrared laser-based countermeasure to protect Department of Defense rotary-wing, tilt rotor, and small fixed-wing aircraft against infrared guided missiles.

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/145373/Laser_based_aircraft_c...

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