MANTA directed infrared countermeasures (DIRCM) system Weapon Systems // Sensors/Electronics // Electronic Support Measures/Electronic Warfare

Country of Origin: Russia, Spain

The MANTA (MANPADS Threat Avoidance) is a multi-spectral, laser-based directed infrared countermeasures (DIRCM) system. The MANTA is capable of protecting aircraft against all types of infrared-guided missiles. MANTA consists of multi-spectral gas-laser technology, an infrared tracking system and a processor that is linked to a missile warning system, which is separate from MANTA. The design does not include mobile elements outside of the aircraft, enabling quick response to threats....


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