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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Northrop Grumman Corp. has completed testing and production of the first onboard infrared system…
by Tactical-Life.com / Mar 27, 2008