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El Al Airlines installs anti-missile systems on passenger aircraft

El Al Israel Airlines has installed anti-missiles systems on its passenger aircraft, completing an overhaul launched after a 2002 attempt to shoot down a plane, security sources said on Wednesday. They said the “Flight Guard”, an Israeli-made system costing around $1 million per unit, was operational on the entire El Al fleet. It was not immediately clear if this applied to five planes leased by El Al as well as its own 29 aircraft. El Al, Israel’s national carrier and largest airline, declined to comment, saying it did not discuss security issues. Full Story

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