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asif iqbal

Brigadier
I dont think the Patriot is the issue, the issues is the monkeys who man them

they probably were unaware how to operate the system
 

silentlurker

Junior Member
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Global Patriot™ Solutions is a missile defense system ... working together to detect, identify and defeat tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, drones, advanced aircraft and other threats.

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plawolf

Brigadier
You will have to be stupid to operate SAMs on automatic mode in peacetime.

Even in wartime there is hardly any reason to ever operating in such a mode. Not unless you are in so much trouble that you know turning on your radar is pretty much a suicide mission, so you set the system on automatic mode and high tail out of there before enemy SEAD/DEAD assets obliterate the SAM site, and just hope it managed to fire off some missiles and shoot something down before it was toasted.
 

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