Dutch Patriot missiles shipped to Turkey amid threat from Syrian civil war

Dutch military trucks carrying two batteries of Patriot missiles about to depart De Peel Air Base

From AP:  The Dutch military is shipping its Patriot missiles to fellow NATO member Turkey to boost its air defenses amid the escalating war in neighboring Syria. . . .

The Patriots are being transported by sea to Turkey. They are scheduled to become operational by the end of this month.  (photo: AP)

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