Last updated: March 18, 2018

Cuba returns lost dummy missile to US: State Department

US Hellfire missile is commonly fired at ground targets from a helicopter or a drone and has been in service since 1984The United States has recovered a missile that was accidentally sent to Cuba in 2014 after a logistical mixup in Europe, bringing an end to an unusual and sensitive episode in the world of defense. The dummy training version of a US Hellfire missile was returned to the US with the "cooperation of the Cuban government," State Department deputy spokesman Mark Toner said Saturday, declining to provide specifics. Washington has treated the matter as a logistical mixup, although the US Justice Department is investigating.

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