Shoulder-Fired Missiles

A panel discussion, titled “Commercial Aviation: The Threat from Shoulder-Fired Missiles and Potential Counter-Measures: An… read more

A panel discussion, titled “Commercial Aviation: The Threat from Shoulder-Fired Missiles and Potential Counter-Measures: An Update,” was held on countermeasures for airplanes in response to shoulder-fired missile attacks. Mr. Pledger used charts, graphs, and pictures to describe technologies to protect planes from short-range ground-to-air missiles. During his speech, Mr. Slivinski presented a video on shoulder-launched surface-to-air missiles called MANPADS, Man Portable Air Defense System. Following individual remarks, the panelists responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. Ms. Kochems moderated the event. close

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Program ID:
190258-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 9, 2005
Last Aired:
Dec 13, 2005

Airing Details

  • Dec 09, 2005 | 11:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 09, 2005 | 10:46pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 10, 2005 | 2:28am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 13, 2005 | 1:53pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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