Israeli Air Force completed tests of aviation security system with thermal-guided missiles used by man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS). As reported by Flightglobal, system developed by Elbit Systems and received title C-Music.
According disk imaging publications, series production C-Music by Israeli planes will start again in 2013. At the same time establishes a set of planned including aircraft on civilians. Namely, the system will be installed on the aircraft type ATR 72, flying on areas of Israel.
System C-Music developed on the basis of complex Music protection MANPADS large aircraft and helicopters. System is capable of detecting several missiles at once with thermally induced and shoot them off course with directed laser beam.
Installation of Israel from the aviation security systems MANPADS conducted against the backdrop of frequent rocket attacks on Israeli planes and helicopters from the Gaza Strip.