U.S. Deploys Air Defense Systems, Troops to Saudi Arabia

(AP) Lolita C. Baldor - The U.S. is sending one Patriot missile battery and four ground-based Sentinel radar systems to Saudi Arabia to help the kingdom protect itself against Iranian attacks, the Pentagon said Thursday. Two more Patriot batteries and a THAAD missile defense system will be prepared to go later if needed, and the deployment will involve 200 troops.

2019-09-27 00:00:00

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