The Defense Department will send one Patriot missile system battery, which holds the missiles and launcher, and four Sentinel radars meant to detect any incoming attack, chief Pentagon spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman said in a statement on September 26 2019. Some 140 of the deployed personnel will be tasked with operating and maintaining the Patriot battery, with the other 60 working on the radar systems.
[September 20 2019 range of military options ]
Iran could be a great country, could be a rich country. But they are choosing to go a different way. There’ll be a point at which they’ll be very sorry for that choice. But I think I’m showing great restraint.” Trump