Six missile sites to protect London Olympics

The British government is taking no chances when it comes to safety. Six

missile launchers will be positioned to protect the London Olympics

from terrorist attacks. Two missile sites are to be located on the

rooftops of London apartment buildings.

A view of a gated residential apartments in Bow, east London, where the Ministry to Defense plans to place surface-to-air missiles during the Summer Olympics Tuesday, May 1, 2012. Trucks carrying uniformed soldiers fanned out around the London apartment block where the Ministry of Defense plans to place surface-to-air missiles during the Summer Olympics. Residents at the apartments in Bow _ about 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) from London's Olympic Stadium _ say several trucks carrying soldiers arrived Tuesday morning. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

A view of a gated residential apartments in Bow, east London, where the Ministry to Defense plans to place surface-to-air missiles during the Summer Olympics Tuesday, May 1, 2012. Trucks carrying uniformed soldiers fanned out around the London apartment block where the Ministry of Defense plans to place surface-to-air missiles during the Summer Olympics. Residents at the apartments in Bow _ about 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) from London's Olympic Stadium _ say several trucks carrying soldiers arrived Tuesday morning. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

British army personnel leave residential apartments in Bow, east London, where the Ministry to Defense plans to place surface-to-air missiles during the Summer Olympics Tuesday, May 1, 2012. Trucks carrying uniformed soldiers fanned out around the London apartment block where the Ministry of Defense plans to place surface-to-air missiles during the Summer Olympics. Residents at the apartments in Bow _ about 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) from London's Olympic Stadium _ say several trucks carrying soldiers arrived Tuesday morning. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

British army personnel leave residential apartments in Bow, east London, where the Ministry to Defense plans to place surface-to-air missiles during the Summer Olympics Tuesday, May 1, 2012. Trucks carrying uniformed soldiers fanned out around the London apartment block where the Ministry of Defense plans to place surface-to-air missiles during the Summer Olympics. Residents at the apartments in Bow _ about 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) from London's Olympic Stadium _ say several trucks carrying soldiers arrived Tuesday morning. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

FILE - This is a Aug. 18, 2011 file photo released by Britain's Ministry of Defence shows Royal Air Force Puma helicopter is pictured flying over the 2012 Olympic Stadium during a training flight over London . Fighter jets thunder above the English countryside. Missiles stand ready. And Big Brother is watching like never before. The London Olympics are no ordinary games _ and Britain is no ordinary host. Not since World War II have Britain and the United States teamed up for such a massive security operation on British soil, and not without reason. (AP Photo/SAC Phil Major RAF, MOD)

FILE - This is a Aug. 18, 2011 file photo released by Britain's Ministry of Defence shows Royal Air Force Puma helicopter is pictured flying over the 2012 Olympic Stadium during a training flight over London . Fighter jets thunder above the English countryside. Missiles stand ready. And Big Brother is watching like never before. The London Olympics are no ordinary games _ and Britain is no ordinary host. Not since World War II have Britain and the United States teamed up for such a massive security operation on British soil, and not without reason. (AP Photo/SAC Phil Major RAF, MOD)

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