German soldiers arrive in Turkey for deployment of Patriot missiles

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

In line with NATO’s approval, Germany has sent its soldiers to Turkey to install Patriot air defense systems.

Reportedly, German soldiers who arrived in Adana yesterday are scheduled to proceed to Kahramanmaras, a southeastern city of Turkey. Within the framework of NATO approval, Germany will send two batteries of Patriot missiles and 400 troops to Turkey against threats from Syria.

In order to operate a battery of Patriot missile and necessary logistic systems, 85 soldiers work.

Besides Germany, the US and the Netherlands will also deploy batteries of Patriot missiles in Turkey.

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