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Israeli tech uses lasers to protect civilian aircraft

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
By: funkyyaya
Other Middle East
Tags: Israel, anti missle system
Location: Israel (load item map)
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  • "No such commercially available protection system exists"

    well then wtf is this?!

    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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  • 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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