Moving missiles: Army shuttles Patriot batteries around the Pacific in message to adversaries

July 19, 2021

Stars and Stripes:

The Army is showing off its ability to quickly move defensive and offensive missiles around the Pacific amid threats to U.S. bases in Japan.

The latest demonstration involves the deployment of Patriot missile defense launchers to Australia for the biennial Talisman Sabre exercise.

The exercise, involving 17,000 U.S., Australian, New Zealand, Japanese, South Korean and British troops, kicked off Wednesday and included a Patriot battery downing a pair of drone aircraft Friday at Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Queensland…

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