The first commercial flight from Israel, equipped with an air defence system, left for the UAE

The first commercial flight from Israel, equipped with an air defence system, left for the UAE

The Israeli airline LL’s flight from Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi is equipped with a special system to protect against air hazards such as surface-to-air missiles. Washington

The aircraft is equipped with Direct IR Countermeasures (DIRCM) defence systems developed by Elbot Systems to detect and jam the infrared hazards of surface-to-air missiles fired by aircraft.

This system is also called portable defense system.

The development of a defence system for commercial aircraft began in 2002 after an attempt was made to shoot down an Israeli passenger plane in the Mombasa area of ​​Kenya.

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Israel, US officials leave for UAE to sign agreement
On the other hand, according to the report of the foreign news agency Reuters, the top Israeli officials and the top adviser of the US President Donald Trump have left for the UAE in this plane to finalize the agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.

According to the report of Jerusalem Post, before the talks start in Abu Dhabi, the delegates will take the Israeli commercial plane directly from Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi of Saudi Arabia and make the history of aviation.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement on the social networking site Twitter that “this is the form of peace.”

On August 13, it was announced that the agreement to normalize relations between the UAE and Israel was the first such development between an Arab country and Israel in more than 20 years.

Palestinians are deeply concerned by the UAE’s move that the Arab countries’ demand for a Palestinian state and Israel’s withdrawal from the occupied territories will go unnoticed.

According to the pilot’s announcement, the flight will be 3 hours and 20 minutes long. The word ‘peace’ on the plane is written in Arabic, English and Hebrew on the cockpit window.

The US delegation is led by Jared Kishner, a senior adviser to Donald Trump and son-in-law, and Robert O’Brien, a national security adviser.

On the other hand, the Israeli team is being led by O’Brien’s counterpart Mir Ben Shabat, and officials from both sides will seek bilateral cooperation in areas such as trade and tourism.

Speaking to reporters at the airport before boarding the plane, Jared Kishner said: They will have forgotten the past and will move forward.

The first commercial flight from Israel, equipped with an air defence system, left for the UAE The first commercial flight from Israel, equipped with an air defence system, left for the UAE, The first commercial flight from Israel, equipped with an air defence system, left for the UAE The first commercial flight from Israel, equipped with an air defence system, left for the UAE