Three commercial jets will fly with anti-missile system

01/4/2008 | USA Today

Three American Airlines jetliners will be equipped with anti-missile jammers this spring as part of government tests. The goal of the program is to thwart terrorists armed with shoulder-fired projectiles. American agreed to participate in the program, but a spokesman noted that the carrier is "philosophically opposed" to anti-missile technology because its benefits do not outweigh the high costs.

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