Originally Posted by divan
Exactly. Plus, the house was also surrounded of other helicopters. JARVIS pretty much said Stark gave his adress to the entire world, so it was difficult to monitor what was a menace and what was not.
They didn't notice the attack until they had a missile right before the window. On TV.
Not checking if "media helicopters" could be something else in such a situation is like not checking Rhodes' identity when Iron Patriot enters Air Force 1.