Saudi Arabia Easily Intercepts Yemeni Missile With US-Built Patriot Missile Defense System

Conservative Tribune | 11/6/2017 | Gcintorino
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Thanks to American innovation and technology, Saudi Arabia’s military was able to intercept a missile during an attack on their country.

According to CNN, on November 4, Houthi rebels in Yemen, believed to be working on behalf of Iran, shot a missile toward Saudi Arabia’s capital of Riyadh. Saudi Arabia was able to intercept the missile by using the U.S.-made Patriot missile defense system.

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The defense system, which was created back in the 1960s, can detect, target, and successfully deter an enemy missile.

By using the American-made missile defense system, Saudi Arabia reported no injuries before, during, or after the missile interception.

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Reuters reported that this is because Saudi Arabia receives “logistical and intelligence” help from the United States.

President Donald Trump praised the partnership between the United States and Saudi Arabia after he heard that the country was able to successfully intercept a missileusing an American-made system.

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