C4iSR: Air

Terma updates ACMDS countermeasures dispenser

20 July 2018

Danish systems and sensors house Terma has introduced an updated version of its airborne Advanced Countermeasures Dispenser System (ACMDS) designed to provide an improved mixed-payload capability and inventory management, as well as promote compatibility with a new generation of smart expendables.

ACMDS is designed to co-ordinate, integrate, and operate expendable infrared (IR) and radio frequency (RF) countermeasures payloads on fixed-wing, fighter, transport, and widebody aircraft, as well as rotary-wing platforms.

The dispenser suite is controlled via Terma’s own AN/ALQ-213 electronic warfare (EW) management unit or a defensive aids system (DAS) controller, which provides a reprogramming interface, automatic decision support for the pilot in a threat environment, built-in training capability, and full EW/DAS suite control, as desired.

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