US deploys Patriots in Lithuania for NATO war games

US deploys Patriots in Lithuania for NATO war gamesThe United States deployed a battery of Patriot ground-to-air missiles in Lithuania on Tuesday as part of multinational NATO exercises in the the Baltic country, its defence ministry announced. The deployment “reflects the firm engagement of the United States to ensure Lithuania’s security and its readiness to send strategic capability to the region,” a ministry statement said. The missiles will return home after the NATO exercises, called Tobruq Legacy 2017 end on July 22, said ministry spokeswoman Ausra Vaitkeviciute.



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