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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Israel completes tests on "Sky Shield" airline defense system.

Coming to a neighborhood near you soon?

Israel completes tests on "Sky Shield" airline defense system.(YNet).
Elbit Systems and Transportation Ministry cooperation yields world's most advanced safety measure for passanger jets.

The development of the new safety measure, at a cost of hundreds of millions of shekels, was funded by the Transportation Ministry and executed with the help of Israeli defense electronics manufacturer, Elbit Systems.
Eitan Eshel, head of research and development at the ministry, said Wednesday that testing of the "Sky Shield" system was "100 percent successful."
The system integrates laser technology with a thermal camera to protect aircraft against missiles fired from the ground. It deflects missiles fired at aircraft by changing their directionHmmmm.....They'll need it with all these rocket launchers being distributed in Syria. At least Israel acts wisely.Read the full story here.

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