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"The results of these studies are disturbing. They suggest that the Patriot's intercept rate during the Gulf War was very low. The evidence from these preliminary studies indicates that Patriot's intercept rate could be much lower than ten percent, possibly even zero." (Statement of Theodore A. Postol before the U.S. House Of Representatives Committee on Government Operations, April 7, 1992)
But we always sell our crap to third world countroies because we know it doesnt work
they will have enough newer missiles that the PAC-3 won't find easy to target
Originally posted by Skadi_the_Evil_Elf
They are still a third world country.
Economically, its still a diseased, impoverished nightmare. They have no stable working industrial complex of their own. Thier govornment is still racked with corruption, their economy is still very weak, and they cannot feed their own populations succesfully.
Its still a third world country. it might have the potential to move above that, but for now, they are still dirt poor and dependant on food and aid from the west.
Chinma is a completely different story.