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"Very simple — what we're trying to do is shoot [air-to-air missiles] off F-35s in the first 300 seconds it takes for the missile to go up in the air."
A missile expert told The New York Times: "You shoot five times at this missile and they all miss? ... That's shocking because this system is supposed to work."
Turkey has completed its purchase of Russia’s advanced missile system, and relations with NATO are still tense
Turkey has wrapped up its purchase of Russia's S-400 missile-defense system and says it wants to keep working with NATO, but the West seems wary.
India is the third US ally to agree to purchase the S-400 from Russia since September.
The process that the US government has to go through to fire a nuke is an intricate process but it can happen in only a few minutes.
Trump asked Congress for an additional $4 billion in defense funding to "detect, defeat, and defend against any North Korean" missile attacks.
Putin himself launched missiles with "advanced ballistic missile warheads" that the US has essentially no chance of defending against.
PHOTOS: NATO navies hold massive missile defence drill in Scotland as tensions with North Korea continue to mount
Eight NATO powers joined forces to take part in Exercise Formidable Shield.
President Donald Trump said that "we have missiles that can knock out a missile in the air 97% of the time," but he may be dangerously overconfident.
Saudi Arabia also agreed to purchase Russia's S-400 air defense system on Thursday.