Israel to equip airliners with anti-missile system as Libyan arms reach Gaza

12.11.2011                      15.Cheschwan. 5772                      Wajera

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Israel to equip airliners with anti-missile system as Libyan arms reach Gaza

Comment by unnamed official comes after Haaretz reported that Israeli officials were concerned that Hamas had been able to smuggle anti-aircraft missiles into Gaza Strip.

Israel has accelerated the installation of anti-missile defenses on its airliners, a security official told Reuters on Friday, seeing an enhanced risk of attack by militants using looted Libyan arms.
The security official's comment came after Haaretz reported last month that improved quality of anti-aircraft missiles held by Hamas in Gaza is increasingly worrying the Israeli defense establishment….