VIDEO: Israel’s anti-missile defense system for passenger jets passes NATO tests
The system, which can jam incoming heat-seeking missiles with a laser, is already in use by civilian Israeli carriers.
MUSIC, or Multi Spectral Infrared Countermeasures, is a family of high-performance, directed infrared countermeasure systems, which are integrated with other advanced, passive airborne warning systems to protect aircraft against heat seeking surface-to-air missiles and shoulder-launched rockets.
Elbit’s website describes the system as one that “integrates advanced fiber laser technology with high-rate thermal cameras and small, highly dynamic mirror turrets, to provide effective, reliable and affordable protection to all types of aircraft, under all operational conditions.”
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