Surface-to-air missiles could be deployed at six sites across London to prevent any aerial terror attacks on Olympic venues during this summer's Games, the Ministry of Defence has said. Officials are consulting with residents and housing associations at several locations - including two apartment blocks - in the capital.The rooftops Lexington House in Bow, Tower Hamlets, and the Fred Wigg Tower in Waltham Forest, both in east London, have been identified as potential sites to host the weapons, capable of shooting down aircraft.
The army is planning to position soldiers and surface-to-air missiles on top of a block of flats to prevent any airborne terror threat during this summer's Olympic Games. Residents of the block in Bow in east London received a leafl... Read Post
London (CNN) -- The British Ministry of Defence might place surface-to-air missiles on a water tower in a densely populated London neighborhood as part of security for the Olympic Games this summer, a ministry official said Sunday. ... Read Post