Ship carrying Patriot system in Turkish port
A ship began carrying parts of Patriot surface-to-air missile in the Turkish port of Iskenderun, Anadolu Agency reported today. is reported that the ship has recently arrived from the Netherlands.
Earlier it was reported that shipment of Patriot complex's parts, equipment, and arrival of 400 U.S. servicemen within the NATO mission to strengthen Turkey's air defense against possible missile threats from Syria, is expected to be completed in late January.
Turkey turned to NATO in the second half of November with a request to provide it with Patriot systems to protect against Syria's possible air attack.
Posted by: Steve White 2013-01-23