In philosophical shift, Homeland Security Dept. seeks data on non-airborne defenses against portable missiles
The Homeland Security Dept. is widening its search for ways to counter the threat of small surface-to-air missiles to commercial airliners--nearly three years after it rejected all but airborne jamming technologies. The department is slated to announce on June 26 its selection of responses to a solicitation it issued Apr. 14 seeking alternative approaches employing emerging technologies that "may have the potential for defeating" heat-seeking missiles known as man-portable air defense ...
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