U.K. Places Anti-Aircraft Missiles Atop Homes As Summer Olympics Near – Yahoo! News

U.K. Places Anti-Aircraft Missiles Atop Homes As Summer Olympics Near – Yahoo! News.

London 2012 Olympics-Nader Nazemi

A Starstreak high velocity missile system, which could play a role in providing air security during the Olympics, is manned by members of the British Royal Artillery during a media demo in southeast London

Whoa. Talk about being too careful. Maybe they should bring out the Nukes, just in case. 

The British government confirmed Tuesday that it had placed missile batteries at six sites around London in advance of the upcoming Summer Olympics, including atop two apartment buildings where residents had previously expressed reservations about hosting the anti-aircraft weapons.

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