ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 13, 2003
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(Studio: Claire Shipman) A closer look at what it might cost to protect commercial planes from shoulder-fired missiles introduced; details given about the SA-18 missiles.
(New York: Ned Potter) The electronic LAIRCM system designed by Grumman to protect planes featured; details given about the cost per plane. [Northrop Grumman Corp. vice president Robert DEL BOCA - says the system is autonomous.] [Representative John MICA - says the range of new weapons is scary.] [Israel's Rafael Co. Patrick BAR-AVI - defends the cost.]
(Studio: Claire Shipman) Further coverage on the ABCNews Website noted.
Note: Local weather bulletin on screen.
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