Patriot air defence missile

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News:The United States has deployed Patriot air defence missiles in Iraq.

Facts:

  • Patriot is a long-range, all-altitude, all-weather air defence system to counter tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and advanced aircraft.

Additional Facts:

Other Air Defense system in News:

  • Iron Dome:It is a mobile all-weather air defence system developed by Israel to intercept and destroy short-range rockets and artillery shells fired from short distances.
  • Falaq:It is a mobile radar air defence system developed by Iran.