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Appointed the Commander in chief of Patriot batteries in Turkey
Naples, Italy - The missiles will protect Turkey in case of war to Iraq
The Afsouth (South Europe Allied Forces) said that the American admiral Gregory G Johnson has assumed the control of the three Dutch missile-batteries Patriot, set in Southeastern Turkey. The alignment of the batteries and the Awacs aircraft has followed the recent Nato decision to defend Turkey in case of war to Iraq (as published from AVIONEWS on March 3). The Patriot system is able to intercept...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency