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 ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Homeland Security Explores Counter-Manpads Alternatives".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.