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We propose a joint source-channel coding scheme for wireless communication systems with multiple transmit and receive antennas. The source coder is realized by a multiple description encoder that generates multiple bit streams for the same source. Each description is then separately turbo coded and transmitted using multiple antennas. For the receiver, we describe a suitable iterative joint source-channel decoding technique that exploits the correlations between the descriptions. Finally, we present several examples that illustrate the performance of the proposed system and compare it with other approaches.