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Raytheon has received the contract for production of Patriot air defense systems for Poland - RIA Novosti, 9/26/2018


WASHINGTON, 26 Sep – RIA Novosti. The Raytheon company has won from the Pentagon a contract for 1,5 billion dollars for implementation of the contract on delivery to Poland of Patriot air defense systems, the list of new contracts of the Ministry of Defence of the USA.© distributed on Wednesday RIA Novosti / Alexey Vitvitsky demonstrates to Pass into an image bank Stoltenberg has discussed with Lavrov possible placement of US base in Polshekontrakt about delivery to Poland of the American Patriot air defense systems has been signed in Warsaw in March. Total amount of the transaction is 4,75 billion dollars. It is expected that the first ZRK Patriot will come to Poland in 2022. The first delivery will turn on 16 launchers, four radar stations and 208 rockets. It is supposed that in the second phase of deliveries Patriot the Polish army will receive the latest radar and also additional rockets and launchers. As representatives of the Polish leaders earlier repeatedly said, it is planned that new air defense systems will be placed near border with Russia. The Russian Foreign Ministry in this regard has expressed concern about militarization of Poland, having called these plans an element of destabilization of a military-political situation in Europe and threat of national security of the Russian Federation.

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