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jan 04 2008

3 American Airlines jets get anti-missile defense

This April, three Boeing 767-200s will have devices installed on them to stop missile attacks.

The devices detect heat given off from a rocket, and then fire a laser beam that jams the missile's guidance system. Details at USA Today.

OTHER TRAVEL NEWS Next week, London's Heathrow airport is changing its one-bag carry-on rule.

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