Archive for April 27th, 2007

A New MANPADS Analysis

I’m neither an economist, nor a security and defense expert by any means, but an interesting new paper (644KB PDF) presented last month at a DHS conference presents some interesting analysis of the cost-effectiveness of installing MANPAD (MAN-Portable Air Defenses) countermeasures and defenses on civil aircraft. The “conclusions” are heavily-qualified, but suggest it’s not of as much benefit as some would like you to believe.

Published in: Geekiness, General, Security | on April 27th, 2007 | Comments Off on A New MANPADS Analysis