Four NATO Patriot batteries of air defence missile systems are now operational in Turkey 0102132
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Defence News - Turkey
|Friday, February 1, 2013, 11:51 AM|
|Four NATO Patriot batteries of air defence missile systems are now operational in Turkey.|
NATO now has command and control of two Dutch and two German Patriot batteries located in Adana and Kahramanmaras in the south of Turkey. These four Patriot anti-missile systems are now actively defending these locations from missile threats. A ship carrying Patriot air defense systems from the United States arrived at the Iskenderun Bay in southern Turkey on Wednesday, January 31, 2013, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported.
Two Patriot air defence missile systems of German army are now deployed in Turkey on the border with Syria.
U.S. flagged ship "Alliance Charleston" began its journey from the Port of Baltimore and reached the Iskenderun Bay in Hatay province on Wednesday, according to the report.