The Patriot is one of the best-known and least-understood weapons in the US arsenal. It’s the Brad Dourif of surface-to-air (SA) missiles, very good at what it was designed to do, but continually mis-cast, forced to do roles it wasn’t meant to handle.

From Pando Daily’s The War Nerd. Sometimes you come across a simile that’s just so good.

10.06.2015 • Permalink