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Britain is set to use -to-air missiles (SAMs) to protect the London Olympics from an by air. U.K. Defence Minister Philip Hammond said on Monday: "All necessary to ensure the security and of the London Olympic Games will be taken including, if the of the military is that it is required, appropriate ground-to-air defences." Such military have been made available before to an international sporting event. China deployed them near its main for the Beijing games in 2008. Missiles were also on standby for the Athens Games in 2004. It is the first time missiles will be used in Britain World War II. London's Olympic security coordinator Chris Allison said the reports of SAMs were not .

The 2012 Games are to be the best-defended Olympics ever. They have been the of terrorists before. At the Munich Olympics in 1972, members of the Palestinian Black September group eleven Israeli athletes and coaches and a West German police officer. In an attack on the Atlanta Olympics in 1996, two people died and 111 were in a bomb attack at the Olympic Park. The USA has the security . They are sending up to 1,000 FBI and undercover to protect American and diplomats. More than 6,000 British soldiers as security guards plus 10,000 volunteer guards and 12,000 police will security for the London Games.

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
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