Friday, 28 February 2014

Israel Is Putting Frickin' Lasers on Its Commercial Airliners



Israel Is Putting Frickin' Lasers on Its Commercial Airliners

It's not just IDF forces and Israeli settlements that come under rocket fire; militant groups have been known to take pot shots at commercial airlines as well—such as when a pair of SAMs narrowly missed an Israeli charter shortly after it took off from a Mombasa, Kenya airfield, in 2002. To protect vulnerable aircraft from future attacks, Israel has developed this belly-mounted laser shield for commercial jets.
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