U.S. military has sent Terminal High Altitude Air Defense ballistic missile defense system or THAAD to Israel for an exercise.
This is the first time America has deployed a full THAAD system to Israel which includes the interceptors as well as other supporting components.
Juniper Cobra – annual drill between U.S & Israel simulate the rapid transfer of missile defense systems into Israel every year, but till now an actual system was not transferred.
America’s European Command stated in an official press release that the deployment took place “in early March”.
This comes at a time when both U.S & Israel are getting increasingly conscious of Iran’s ballistic missile programs.
In this video, Defense Updates analyses THAAD deployment by the U.S in Israel.
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“Giant Wyrm” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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