BAE Systems received a $29 million award from the US Dept. of Homeland Security to equip three American Airlines 767-200s with its Jeteye infrared aircraft missile defense systems on a test basis. DHS already has conducted trials of the system's missile-defeating capability at government test ranges. Systems on AA aircraft will be used to evaluate Jeteye's compatibility with daily passenger airline operations and maintenance. "From the beginning, we actively engaged with US cargo and ...

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