Schumer suggests missile defense for airlines

Sen. Chuck Schumer wants a study on whether

Sen. Chuck Schumer wants a study on whether U.S. passenger jets should be protected against missiles. (July 28, 2014 8:03 AM)

(AP) -- Two U.S. legislators on Sunday urged the government to study whether American passenger jets should be equipped with devices protecting them against missiles like the one that brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine and projectiles fired near Tel Aviv's airport.

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Steve Israel are asking the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Department...

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