BERLIN — German arms manufacturer Diehl Defense will partner with Israel’s Elbit Systems to equip the Bundeswehr’s A400M tactical airlifters with a self-protection system based on Elbit’s J-Music (Multi-Spectral Infrared Countermeasure) offering, which is designed to protect large aircraft from infrared-guided missiles. The deal, signed at the ILA air show in Berlin May 20, would provide Germany’s 53 A400M transport planes with an operationally ready direct ...

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