(BUSINESSINSIDER) — The U.S. is selling one of the most advanced missile systems on the planet to a country with an abysmal human rights records.

Lockheed Martin’s Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system is the most effective weapon when it comes to shooting incoming missiles right out of the sky.

As of yesterday, a total of 138 of these launchers are headed to the United Arab Emirates.

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