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  • n  a man-portable surface-to-air missile

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  • News Summary: Civilian planes shot down by MANPADS
    Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb is now thought to possess the SA-7, a surface-to-air missile in the category of MANPADS, or man-portable air-defense systems. Since 1975, 40 civilian aircraft have been hit by MANPADS, causing at least 28 crashes and more than 800 deaths around the world, according to the U.S. State Department. Here are some incidents involving commercial planes.
    June 11, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • News Summary: Civilian planes shot down by MANPADS - NBC40.net
    Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb is now thought to possess the SA-7, a surface-to-air missile in the category of MANPADS, or man-portable air-defense systems.
    June 11, 2013 - NBC40 South Jersey
  • News Summary: Civilian planes shot down by MANPADS - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
    Since 1975, 40 civilian aircraft have been hit by MANPADS, causing at least 28 crashes and more than 800 deaths around the world, according to the U.S. State Department. Here are some incidents involving commercial planes.
    June 11, 2013 - Quincy Herald-Whig

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