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US Patriot missiles fend off attacks during NATO drill in Romania

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2024
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The U.S. Patriot system was put to the test in a recent Black Sea live-fire exercise that marked a step forward for Romanian forces, who have made the advanced anti-missile weapon a centerpiece of their arsenal. During the NATO drill Ramstein Legacy, which wrapped up Friday, some 1,300 allied troops focused on shooting down targets and testing the alliance’s ability to counter missile attacks. For Romania, the exercise also was a chance to certify the readiness of a tracking radar, which was involved in a successful intercept of a target...

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