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LIBYAN MANPADS UPDATE

I have been following this story from before there was one. It would seem that Qaddafi’s massive stockpile of shoulder fired heat seeking missiles has made their way all over the region. From neighboring countries in North Africa to the … Read the rest of this entry

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Gaddafi Had 20,000 Shoulder Fired Heat Seeking Missiles Stockpiled! 5,000 Have Been Recovered…

Is this good news or bad news??!?! Great work to the folks that are working so hard to round them up, but still 15,000 of them are still unaccounted for? Even if 5% of that has been smuggled into terrorists hands that … Read the rest of this entry

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Israel Races To Make MUSIC Under Ex-Libyan MANPADS Threat

http://www.boston.com/news/world/middleeast/articles/2011/11/11/israel_speeds_up_work_on_airline_defense_system/ Earlier aviationintel article about C-MUSIC: http://aviationintel.com/?p=3237

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C-MUSIC DIRCM Coming To An Airliner Near You??

The reality is that this technology may make sense for the military, El Al Airlines and some heavy cargo operators that operate in high risk theaters of warfare, but I doubt we will see advanced DIRCM (Directional Infra Red Counter Measures) systems … Read the rest of this entry

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The Libyan MANPADS Mystery…

It is odd that Gaddafi invested so heavily in the latest shoulder fired missile technology, but never put them to work when the NATO led air battle kicked off. The other side to this story is that some of these modern MANPADS are missing … Read the rest of this entry

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ISRAEL WANTS A “HARD KILL” COUNTER MEASURE SYSTEM FOR ITS HELOS

Very interesting! I would be a little weary of flying in formation with an aircraft equipped with it though! http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=228924

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