When the so-called Arab Spring uprisings kicked off, many Israelis began to worry that their country's security environment would be far more fluid and more dangerous. That reality is now setting in. After deciding to speed deployment of the Iron Dome anti-rocket system, the Israeli government is now also concerned that commercial aircraft may be increasingly vulnerable to attack from man-portable air-defense system (Manpads) missiles. In particular, security planners worry that ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must be a paid subscriber to access "Israel Expands Civil Airliner Protection Against Missiles".

 

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.

Already registered? here.