The US is sending a Patriot air defense missile system and a warship to the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran, BBC News reported.
US sends missile system and ship to Middle East
STEPANAKERT, MAY 11, ARTSAKHPRESS: The USS Arlington, which transports amphibious vehicles and aircraft, will join the USS Abraham Lincoln strike group in the Gulf, officials say.
US B-52 bombers have also arrived at a base in Qatar, the Pentagon said.
It said the moves were a response to threats of possible operations against US forces in the region by Iran.
The US, however, has given little information about the exact nature of the reported threat.