Contents tagged with Patriot missile systems

  • US State Department approves sale of Patriot missile system to Romania

    The U.S. State Department approved the sale of Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems to Romania, according to a report from a Pentagon agency said.

    The planned sale will be in the amount of $3.9 billion. The contract for providing the missile systems is with Raytheon Co. and Lockheed Martin. In total, seven systems will be sent to the country, as well as radar equipment, guidance systems and other necessary equipment.

    “Romania will use the missile systems to strengthen defense and counter …