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U.S. To Deploy Air-Defense Systems, 200 Troops In Saudi Arabia

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U.S. To Deploy Air-Defense Systems, 200 Troops In Saudi Arabia

Capt. Issac Gipson of Biloxi, Mississippi, stands in front of a Patriot missile battery of the 5th Bat. 52nd Regiment of Air Defense Artillery at Camp New Jersey in the Kuwaiti desert, March 17, 2003. (AP/Jean-Marc Bouju)

The Pentagon announced on September 26 that the U.S. military will deploy air-defense systems and additional troops in Saudi Arabia.

In an official statement, Chief Pentagon Spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman said that U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper has decided to deploy the following equipment to the kingdom:

  • One Patriot Battery
  • Four Sentinel RADARs
  • Approximately 200 support personnel

In addition, the U.S. Millitary putting two Patriot Batteries and a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system (THAAD) on Prepare To Deploy Orders (PTDO). According to Hoffman, these equipment will maintain a state of readiness.

“It is important to note these steps are a demonstration of our commitment to regional partners, and the security and stability in the Middle East. This follows the Secretary and Chairman’s extensive outreach to partners in the region, and around the globe,” Hoffman said in the statement.

The deployment of these forces are a direct response to the September 14 Abqaiq–Khurais attack, which disrupted Saudi Arabia’s oil export. The U.S. blamed Iran for the attack without providing a sufficient evidence.

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  • Dick Von Dast’Ard

    U.S. TO DEPLOY AIR-DEFENSE SYSTEMS, 200 TROOPS IN SAUDI ARABIA…
    As an insurance policy that the House of Saud don’t try to escape.
    http://remix.kwed.org/files/RKOfiles/Slaygon%20-%20Driller%20(Impendeo%20Capitulus%20I).mp3

  • cristi cristikosk

    money thrown into the desert..

    • Zionism = EVIL

      Americunts have found the shithead Saudi golden camel and are ripping off the al-Saud pimps in earnest. There is a report today that the Americunts have been refueling the Saudi F-15 junk that is bombing the women and children of Yemen for the past 4 years and have milked the Saudi morons over $5 billion of the fuel, which on commercial terms would have barely cost $150 million. The cost of the dud patriots will add another $1 billion a month to the deadbeat Saudi one trick pony economy that is running a huge budget deficit and oil prices keep tumbling and the Yemen quagmire costs keep multiplying. The Saudi besides being total morons are now the last cash cow for Americunts and western ponzi scammer. Russia and China better get in fast before the cash register runs dry.

      Saudi Arabia Can’t Earn Its Way Out of Trouble

      From military spending to Neom, Saudi’s spending treads water as oil prices continue to fall and ill-advised war costs mount. Now the cost of US protection is rising and funded by sale of assets like Aramco and deficit financing.

      It would take a lot more black gold to keep Saudi Arabia out of the red as costs for US protection and mercenaries rises.

      https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c8ae7c130663cc38443e62ae519c34a1064648754034bd02ae34a4c326b0945e.jpg

  • AJ

    Maybe this new equipment might work!

  • J Ramirez

    1 AIR-DEFENSE SYSTEM or 1000, what’s the difference if they cannot defend shit? Or maybe they were all turned off for a false flag? So if I had to choose 1 , False flag, otherwise the Americans are telling the world their weapons suck. What do you think Canadian Bacon? What does your girlfriend Jacob Wohl think?

    • Jacob Wohl’s Nose

      jacob wohl is big and stronk! but when he goes to prison he will encounter a gigantic aftican black man bigger than bigfoot sasquatch :)

      • Zionism = EVIL

        The pathetic troll is desperately trying to get attention, but most people including myself have him blocked. He is just an unemployed freak Jew ugly punk and a convicted felon.

        • Jacob Wohl’s Nose

          lol spot on! its ok his millionaire big nosed rich daddy pays for him and bail him out of jail

      • J Ramirez

        Yes ! He will be in heaven. I am sure that is his wildest dream ;}

  • Joao Alfaiate

    How is it that “the Guardians of the Two Holy Places” has to call on a bunch of unbelievers to defend them?

  • Jacob Wohl’s Nose

    imagine how funny it’d be if houthis launch attack again against saudi oil refiners, but also destroy patriot systems with their attack drones lol. neocon tears would be uncontrollable

  • cechas vodobenikov

    if subsequent attacks succeed conclusive evidence will exist that amerikans r incompetent; likely their trash would be unable to neutralize a WWI antique plane

    • Zionism = EVIL

      Americunts have found the last of the world’s complete morons in Saudi Arabia and are ripping them off like there is no tomorrow. The Saudis are selling their assets and ugly mothers to the rednecks just for “protection” with dud weapons. The most ironic facts is the Saudis (one of the world’s largest producer) are paying more than $40 a liter for military aviation Jet A, Jet A-1, JP-5 and JP-8. Naphtha-type jet fuels with kerosene mix high performance, which in the commercial market can be bought for $1.75 a liter max. The Americunts are refueling the Saudi morons F-15 that only kill women and children in Yemen, at a sky high unbelievable refueling cost of $ 30 million a sortie for a two F-15 strike package for a 30 minute return sortie. The Iranians or Russians for instance can do the same mission with a much higher payload for less than $ 150,000 a sortie, including cost of ordinance.

      • Jacob Wohl

        seems you love to use that anti-american curse word a lot. why do you hate America so much? Because we wont allow the terrorist mullah regime to dominate the middle east and obtain nuclear weapons?

        • Harry Smith

          Did you said terrorist mullah? Shall I post the photos of McCaine with al Baghdadi, when USA gave him money and guns to build ISIS?

    • Jacob Wohl

      listen up, my alcoholic friend. remember what happened when 600 russkies challenged the US Military at Conoco Oil Field? 400 of them were toasted by apache helicopters and AC-130 gunships in less than 2 hours, and 30 of their invincible T-72 tanks were blown to scrap metal. That’s 2 entire battalions wiped out by some helicopters, gunships, and fighter jets in only 2 hours. That’s why the US Military is the most powerful force on Earth, they are a force to be reckoned with

      • Dawn

        :))))))) go playing with other kids..

      • AJ

        Yes the Taliban confirm they are the most powerful in the world – after 18 years they still cant defeat sandal wearing tribesmen running & hiding in caves lol

      • grumpy_carpenter

        600 now! It was 400 when you posted about it last week. At the time it was reported initial reports had 200 Wagner mercs of Russian nationality but when the German media outlet DW investigated they found the number was actually 12 Russian mercs who were killed as innocent bystanders when the USAF attacked a local militia who had crossed the Euphrates.

        You see this as a great victory …. what it really was was trigger happy, scared shitless Americans wasting a couple of million taxpayer dollars of ordinance and jet fuel to kill a handful of Arab tribesmen crossing a river.

      • cechas vodobenikov

        your CIA dissimulations and insecurities amuse ( u display the famous American fear of death)…USA is a paper tiger; u lose all your wars…an empire near collapse

    • d’Artagnan

      Saudis are the most inept of all nations. It is not a country but a family of Bedouins who have been installed by the west so that oil is plundered freely. Without Saudi Arabia, US military-industrial complex would die.

      • cechas vodobenikov

        UAE competes–both nations rely on others (Persians/Palestinians) to fill talented occupations and mercenaries to fight their immoral wars

        • Ashok Varma

          Don’t forget that the ugly glass towers of Dubai were built by slave Indian and South Asian labour, the Arabs of the emirates are too lazy and stupid to build or manage anything. They will destroy the glass cage by fanning Sunni terrorism and wars in the region. What business does a small family run mini state have to do attacking Yemen or bombing Libya? these emiratis are complete fools.

  • Jacob Wohl

    BREAKING NEWS: US CENTCOM preparing LARGE strikes against the syrian regime in response to the chemical attack carried out by the syrian airforce against civilians in latakia’s mountains last May. Also US Airforce and the IDF are planning a massive operation to degrade Iran’s nuclear program and destroy their nuclear facilities. They will NEVER be allowed to have nukes, even if it means war. And the USA is very very good at war, so the pathetic iranian terrorists wont post the slightest challenge to the US Militar :-]

  • Dawn

    Well.. It will take just one more salvo of rockets on saudi oil infrastructure to definitely bury the myth of USA army superiority…

    • verner

      another salvo from the houthis will give the unhinged states of A the excuse needed to start a war with Iran – consequences? fuck them, war = profits and dividends galore. what can be better? even dunny the dunce couldn’t say no to a situation like that even if it’s his second term out the window.

      • Dawn

        There will be NO war with Iran – Trump and Iran are playing for the same team.. Even in case that neocons manage to start something – they will loose with Iran quickly – Iran is not some Taliban in Afghanistan that doesnt have heavy weapons and air defenses at all (even there USA and allies have been defeated)..

        • d’Artagnan

          A suicidal US war on Iran will spell the end of Israel, UAE, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia and will last indefinitely and will also destroy weak western economies that are already struggling.

        • verner

          yeah the talibans – the unhinged states of A is trying to achieve a honourable retreat that doesn’t spell defeat and the talibans ain’t playing ball – they are more along the lines that take your pick and feck off and if it doesn’t suit you we can continue to wreak havoc on the poor body bag candidates you wish and hope to leave behind till the end of time, by which point the unhinged states of A will be severely bankrupted.
          the talibans are a) dead against having anything to do with the puppet regime in Kabul and b) dead against the unhinged states of A to leave what 10000 soldiers to protect the kabul regime.

          the unhinged states of A has lost the afghanistan war hands down but they require an honourable retreat and the talibans are happy showing the world that vietnam wasn’t an exception, it’s the rule- the yanks are losers.

      • d’Artagnan

        There are reports in the Lebanese and Armenian media that a warning has been issued to the UAE via Hezbollah that unless they stop the war on Yemen, the small and weak corrupt citi-statelets will be hit next by the Yemeni forces soon. In the recent speech after returning from Iran, Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah who enjoys great respect in the region and even Iranian media singled out the United Arab Emirates as the next target of Ansarallah retribution after Saudi Arabia. A communique quoted by Iran’s media revealed: “A final ultimatum has been issued to the United Arab Emirates, explicitly and through a third party (most likely Oman which is very critical of UAE), either to get out of the Yemen war, north and south, or to wait for their share of punitive attack.” The warning adds: ”It would be a cruel attack on a country that has never experienced fire inside its home.”

        • verner

          I understand that the uae more or less withdrew from yemen and also possibly went to terhan to make amends and that there is a rift between clown prince mohammed bin salman of fake leonardi da vinci buy fame, and the ruler in the uae, similar named guy, but there are so many twists and turns that its hard to keep up.

  • d’Artagnan

    US is running an extortion racket with Saudis, NATO and most Arab family run city state-lets. It forces them to buy expensive and stations troops on their soil, which commit horrendous crimes against the locals. In Japan and Germany alone, US occupation troops have killed hundreds of locals and raped thousands.

    • verner

      and then they arer shipped back home before they can be brought to trial inthe country where the crime(s) took place. back home court martial at best with highly lenient consequences for the culprit, the alleged culprit that is.