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Israeli tech uses lasers to protect civilian aircraft

By ARIEH O’SULLIVAN / THE MEDIA LINE
10/06/2011 18:35

"C-Music" is scheduled to be installed on all the country's airliners; foreign airlines hesitant to purchase due to lack of clear threat, cost.Talkbacks ()Reports of 20,000 missing shoulder fired anti-aircraft rockets in Libya have sent shivers down the spines of many airline security officials, who fear they may find their way into the hands of terrorists. US Senator Barbara Boxer has already called for hundreds of American jetliners to be outfitted with protection from such threats.

No such commercially available protection system exists, yet. But an Israeli company has developed the world’s only civilian system that can be mounted on a passenger liner, which detects incoming missiles and -- without shooting them down -- deflects them with laser technology.


Called the C-Music, it is designed for both fixed-wing aircraft and


Added: Oct-6-2011 Occurred On: Oct-6-2011
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  • "No such commercially available protection system exists"


    well then wtf is this?! http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=10f_1317163743&comments=1

    20,000 missiles missing, Lasers being attatched to civil aircraft that are to stop missiles.

    lasers, that go on airliners, that stop missiles.

    pretty similar to me!

    and im betting its for the same reasons; to avoid the exact same threats! [those 20,000 missing surface to air missiles]

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    • @ant3diluvian
      Israel constantly steals US technology and claims it as its own, tried and true method

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    • @Catalytic Its not stealing u.s tech....and it is their own designed anti missle system.

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    • @funkyyaya

      "A Defense Investigative Service report noted that Israel has great success stealing technology by exploiting the numerous co-production projects that it has with the Pentagon. "Placing Israeli nationals in key industries …is a technique utilized with great success." A General Accounting Office (GAO) examination of espionage directed against American defense and security industries described how Israeli citizens residing in the US had stolen sensitive technology to More..

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    • @Catalytic This is nothing!

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    • @funkyyaya
      Of course not, to Israelis like you, anything proving Israel's treachery is complete fabrication

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  • 20,000 is a lot considering none have been used yet? Thought the nuts would be itching to fire some off

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