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2 October 2008 CASAM: a European R&T project for the protection of commercial aircrafts in flight
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CASAM (Civil Aircraft Security Against Manpads) is a Framework Program 6 (FP 6) Project launched by the European Commission, DG Research-Aeronautics, binding together a group of 18 companies and research institutions from majors to SMEs. The global objective of the CASAM Project is to design, build, test and validate on ground a closed-loop laser-based DIRCM (Directed IR Countermeasure) equipment for jamming an infrared guided missile fired against a commercial airliner. The broad expertise of the CASAM team allows to address all technical, financial and legal matters dealing with the challenging topic of protecting civilian aircrafts against MANPADS. This paper reviews the main aspects of the projects.
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Hans Dieter Tholl and Jean-Francois Vergnolle "CASAM: a European R&T project for the protection of commercial aircrafts in flight", Proc. SPIE 7115, Technologies for Optical Countermeasures V, 711509 (2 October 2008);


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