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Patriot Missile Defense System To Beef Up Saudi Defenses

September 27 2019


The U.S. has decided to send an air and missile defense system to Saudi Arabia following the recent drone and cruise missile attack on oil infrastructure there, reports Deutsche Welle. Four Sentinel radars and a Patriot missile defense battery along with approximately 200 support personnel will deploy to the kingdom, the U.S. Dept. of Defense said on Thursday. The Pentagon did not say where in Saudi Arabia the units would be stationed. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has also...

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