HIDAS


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HIDASHelicopter Integrated Defensive Aids System
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The HIDAS configuration being supplied to Kuwait is the same as that being fitted to the British Army's Apache AH.1 attack helicopter.
The campaign will take place at Maerua Mall, Wernhill, Hidas Centre, Gustav Voigts, Ai/Gams, Maerua Superspar, Auas Valley and Stampriet Fresh Produce as from 09:00 to 13:00.
JED has learned that the Emirate of Kuwait will select the Helicopter Integrated Defensive Aids System (HIDAS) from BAE Systems Avionics (Stanmore, Middlesex, UK) for its intended fleet of 16 Boeing AH-64D Apaches, eight of which are to be Longbows.
On March 29, the US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) awarded BAE Systems (Nashua, NH) a contract to equip 26 of its MH-60 Blackhawk and MH-47 Chinook helicopters with the AN/AAR-57 Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) and flare buckets, making the US only the second country to order the system after the UK, for which the CMWS is already in production for the UK WAH-64 Apache program as part of the Helicopter Integrated Defensive Aids System (HIDAS) suite.
The UK's BAE, meanwhile, will bid its Helicopter Integrated Defensive Aids System (HIDAS).
Another strong contender is the BAE Systems Helicopter Integrated Defensive Aids System (HIDAS), which consists of the Sky Guardian 2000 radar warning receiver (RWR), the same company's Series 1223 laser warning receiver, its AN/AAR-57 Common Missile Warning System and the night-vision-goggle-compatible Vinten Vicon 78 Series 455 countermeasures-dispensing system.
The BAE Systems Helicopter Integrated Defensive Aids System (HIDAS) has begun a flight-test program aboard a WAH-64 Apache battlefield attack helicopter at the Boeing facility at Mesa, AZ.
For the country's AH-64D Longbow Apaches, JED understands that Singapore has selected the Helicopter Integrated Defensive Aids Suite (HIDAS), currently in production by Marconi (Stanmore, Middlesex, UK) for Royal Air Force helicopters.
Sophisticated Ospreys, Longbow Apaches and Merlins justify integrated EW suites such as SIRFC, SIIRCM and HIDAS (an explanation of this alphabet soup appears later in this piece).