A Complete Solution

Bombardier and Marshall have entered into a strategic collaboration to offer the most advanced protected VIP solution, supported by another market leader, Leonardo, which is providing its proven laser-based protection equipment to ensure the safety of VIP passengers.

This is a low risk and value-led support proposition that exploits Marshall Military Integrated Operational Support (IOS) experience, Bombardier’s supply network to maximise availability for small fleet in country and Leonardo’s trusted Miysis DIRCM solution approved by the governments of the UK and Canada. This combined approach offers a proven, low-risk and highly capable self-protection engineering solution.


The Global family of business jets has class-leading power for mission equipment and proven reliability with class-leading maintenance intervals. This renowned product line includes the manufacturer’s industry-flagship Global 7500 aircraft, which redefines the business jet experience with the longest range in its class - over 19 hours of endurance* - and ample cabin space for workstations and mission equipment.

Bombardier’s Challenger family of business jets, including the best-selling Challenger 350 and the Challenger 650 aircraft, sets the industry benchmark in terms of proven reliability, longest-in-class maintenance intervals and impressive all-weather performance.

Bombardier is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and is a long-time leader and steward of the tremendously important air safety portfolio.

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*Endurance may vary depending on the size and weight of workstations and mission equipment.

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Marshall has successfully delivered complex aircraft modifications under full military and civilian certification standards and leads the way in engineering integration, ensuring quality and safety to the highest international standards.

Marshall brings a wealth of experience of integrating self-protection systems on numerous platforms including Bombardier aircraft and BAE146, as well as more than 50 years of sophisticated modifications and maintenance on C-130 with the Royal Air Force and other international air forces.

Marshall’s proven experience coupled with their background in Military and Governmental operations and equipment enable them to integrate and provide combined through life support packages for military and civilian modified platform and defence equipment installations.


Leonardo’s heritage in Electronic Warfare (EW) spans over 100 years and Miysis DIRCM draws on industry-leading expertise in both advanced targeting accuracy and high power laser technology.

Miysis DIRCM provides complete spherical protection for the aircraft from even the most modern infrared (IR) threats. It has demonstrated 100% effectiveness in live fire trials.

The company is a trusted countermeasure supplier to the most discerning customers around the world. Miysis DIRCM is already protecting Head-of-State and Government VIPs and has been chosen by the UK, Canada and NATO countries.

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