Israeli defense concern «a’s» I received from one of the countries of Africa, the order for Park equipment business aircraft Gulfstream G650 protection systems air defense missiles «Magen, Rukia».
Order amount – $ 20 million, at a price of $ 1 million for a single system means that protection will be equipped with about 20 aircraft.
Test system «sky shield» («Magen, rakia»)was successfully completed in February 2014. The system is designed to protect civil aircraft, and by means of a laser beam shoots down from the rate of rocket launches from the shoulder
The system development started about 15 years ago after trying to shoot down a missile fired from the shoulder, the plane coming to Israel from Kenya.
The system is already installed on some planes of airlines «El al» and «Arkia» (for which they were developed for the Ministry of transport), on the AgustaWestland 101 helicopters of the Ministry of defense of Italy and the military transport aircraft KC 390 aircraft manufacturer Embraer.
Recently, «a’s» won the tender for the installation of such systems on the A400 aircraft of the German air force.