2015 Marks Critical Year for Europe’s Ballistic Missile Umbrella

Credit: Germany, Spain and the U.S. have deployed Patriot missiles to Turkey to tackle the potential threat of ballistic missiles from Syria. Credit: NATO
​For nearly two-and-a-half years, Patriot missiles from NATO states have been deployed in southern Turkey for theater protection from a missile strike from war-torn Syria. While the weapons have not been used, the deployment of German, Spanish and U.S. batteries has helped the alliance understand...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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