[size=36]America begins activating the Patriot systems in Iraq[/size]
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The Washington Post, Saturday, activated the Patriot defense systems in Iraq to protect American forces from bases that were previously attacked, killing soldiers from the anti-ISIS coalition forces.
And the US Secretary of Defense, Mark Esber, announced earlier this year that the United States is working with Iraq to deploy the Patriot air defense system after the Iranian strike on the Iraqi military bases where the American forces are stationed.
The United States has more than 6,000 soldiers in Iraq to train and advise Iraqi security forces in their fight against extremist groups such as ISIS, and to provide protection for those forces.
Patriot systems consist of highly sophisticated radars and interceptors that can destroy a ballistic missile while it is flying.
A US official said earlier that two batteries arrived at Ain al-Assad base in Anbar province, and a silk base in Erbil, the largest city in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, adding that two other batteries are still in Kuwait pending their transfer to Iraq. Ended 29 / A 43