CAFDS

Chaff & Flare Dispensing System

By Niron Systems & Projects

  • In hostile environment, utility helicopters and other light aerial platforms need to increase their survivability by use of self-defense suits including passive countermeasures.

 

  • Our system provides the aircraft with protection against air-to-air and surface-to-air radar and heat-seeking missiles.

  • The CAFDS enhances the aircraft survivability with low system weight and at affordable cost.

CAFDS System Features
  • Selection of dispensing mode: Automatic, Semi-Automatic, Manual, Escape & Jettison.

  • Misfire detection and correction.

  • User programming tools (no dismounting required).

  • Integration capabilities with various EW sensors and systems.

  • NVG compatibility.

 

CAFDS Operational Features
  • Standalone Chaff and Flare Dispensing System for helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft, Western and Eastern platforms.

  • Interfaces to various EW sensors and systems (such as MWS, RWR, etc.).

  • Significant reduction of pilot workload.

  • MIL-STD-1553B Mux-Bus or RS-422 serial communication for Intra System Interface.

  • Extensive Built In Test (BIT) capabilities.

 

Safety Features
  • Control and monitors safe firing of payloads.

  • Management of power supply to the magazines.

  • Separate discrete for emergency jettison
    capabilities for the dispensers.

  • Prevention of unintentional firing on ground.

 

Technical Specification
  • Environmental Qualification ………...MIL-STD-810F

  • EMI/RFI ……………………………….MIL-STD-461F

  • Useful service life……………………..Over 20 years

CAFDS