U.S. has deployed PAC-3 missile defense batteries to four Gulf states

September 2010
Geo-Strategy Direct;9/29/2010, p18
The article reports that the U.S. Army's 11th Air Defense Artillery Command has deployed a range of PAC-2 and PAC-3 missile defense batteries in Gulf Arab states which include Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. According to the chairman of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance, Riki Ellison, the U.S. invests billions worth of military assets. It adds that Ellison has also urged the government to expand missile defense assets in the Gulf.


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