US SENDS PATRIOT MISSILES WARSHIP TO MIDDLE EAST TO DETER IRAN

US SENDS PATRIOT MISSILES, WARSHIP TO MIDDLE EAST TO DETER IRAN

USS ARLINGTON CARRYING PATRIOT MISSILES TO JOIN USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN CARRIER STRIKE GROUP, CURRENTLY IN THE RED SEA.

"Iran or its proxies could respond by targeting commercial vessels, including oil tankers, or US military vessels in the Red Sea or the Persian Gulf," MARAD said.
The Patriot missile system is a defence mechanism against aircraft, drones, cruise missiles and ballistic missiles, and is currently deployed in Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The US government has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defence battery and another warship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the US and Iran.

The US government has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defence battery and another warship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the US and Iran. The USS Arlington, which transports marines,...

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