man-portable : Definition, Usages, News and More
- Included in the shipment were 80 man-portable surface-to-air missiles and launchers.
- Alexander Downer in The Australian
We are particularly concerned that our government has the capacity to deal quickly with vulnerable stockpiles of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, otherwise known as Man-Portable Air-Defense Systems (MANPADS). Such weapons could be used by... Richard Lugar http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Lugar&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGQzjYZZsUXxUOC24GJq1SOkkuj2A All American Patriots (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.allamericanpatriots.com/m-news%2Barticle%2Bstoryid-17277.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEosJhEjbVcYDLdJ8SHTxOif_E3OA Dec 12, 2006
60882 81345 man-portable Mr Downer said he was not dismissive of the idea" that airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Blue be forced to safeguard their planes from attack by "man-portable air defence systems", otherwise known as MANPADS.