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What does MANPAD stand for?

MANPAD stands for Man-Portable Air Defense

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  • Military and Government

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The US Department of State announced earlier this year it has assisted the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Bulgaria in safely destroying 500 surplus Man-Portable Air Defense Systems ( MANPADS ) missiles and 500 grip stocks ( launchers ).
It could be two decades before all commercial jetliners are equipped with systems to protect them from man-portable air defense weapons, or MANPADS, according to a government report.
In addition to border patrol, we can perfect the ability to provide airport surveillance and security services against potential threats such as man-portable air defense systems.
With our vigorous leadership, the Organization of American States (OAS) is on the cutting edge in fighting terrorism, the threat of loose Man-Portable Air Defense System (MANPADS), illicit arms trafficking, illegal drugs, and corruption.