“Praise God, we have air defence forces capable of blocking these kinds of rockets, destroying them and thwarting attempts like this.”
– Saudi Arabia Brigadier General Ahmed Asseri
Today, Saudi Arabia successfully intercepted a Scud missile fired by Yemen Houthi Militia towards the city of Khamees Mushait and the largest Saudi Arabian Air Force Base: the King Khaled Air Base.
Saudi Arabia used one of its Patriot Missile Defense Firing Units bought from the United States to acquire, track and destroy the Scud Missile.
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