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Cuba Returns Missile Mistakenly Sent in 2014 to U.S.



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    A Hellfire missile hangs from a U.S. Air Force MQ-1B Predator unmanned aerial vehicle.

    American officials said Saturday that Cuba returned a dummy U.S. Hellfire missile that was mistakenly shipped to the country in 2014, NBC News reported.

    The weapon was an inert training missile that was sent from Europe, where it was used in a NATO training exercise. Officials had been trying to recoup the missile for several months, according to the Associated Press. 

    While it didn’t contain explosives, there were concerns that Cuba cold share technology with American advisories like North Korea or Russia.

    The Hellfire is a laser-guided, air-to=-surface missile that weighs about 100 pounds.