"Homeland Security Seeks Commercial IR Countermeasures"

April 2004
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Apr2004, Vol. 130 Issue 4, p20
Conference Proceeding
This item implied the U.S. Department of Homeland Security exclusively selected BAE Systems PLC to test the feasibility of protecting aircraft from the threat of man-portable air defense systems. United Airlines and Northrop Grumman Corp. also have been selected for Phase I of this study, which involves preliminary design and research of a commercial airliner protection system. BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman are proposing directional infrared countermeasures passive detection solutions.


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