• The US plans to stop open orders for Patriot interceptor missiles, the Financial Times reported.
  • It aims to send them to Ukraine instead, leaving other countries to wait, per the FT.
  • Ukraine has repeatedly asked for more Patriot systems, but has only received a handful from its allies.
  • RubberDuck@lemmy.world
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    27 days ago

    On the plus side, this means that Ukraine will be getting the bees knees in terms of modern interceptors.

    And probably a lot of countries will check expiration dates and check if they can trade their old for the newer production dates.

    I also wonder if the patriot software will be made aware of the age of each of her missiles and tasked to prioritize launching the oldest if possible.