Contractor tests missile defense technology for civilian airliners

Northrop Grumman Corp. has completed testing and production of the…

Northrop Grumman Corp. has completed testing and production of the first onboard infrared system to protect civilian airliners from shoulder-fired surface-to-air missiles.

Northrop’s Guardian System, along with a parallel program still in the works by BAE Systems of Rockville, Md., could provide aircraft with needed protection from a cheap and easy-to-acquire weapon that is popular with terrorists.

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