FedEx Looks To Add Anti-Missile Lasers To Its Planes

Memphis-based cargo juggernaut FedEx is planning to add anti-missile lasers to some of its aircraft. The technology will look to counteract the effects of heat-seeking missiles, which have been known to strike aircraft on occasion. It specifically plans to make such modifications to the Airbus A321, an aircraft type that it does not currently have in its fleet.

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Its a good idea. However its a shame it needs to be implemented in the first place.