15 Jul '17, 5pm

Romania requests $3.9bn Patriot missile systems from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a possible $3.9bn foreign military sale (FMS) of Patriot air defence systems to Romania. Patriot is a long-range, all-altitude, all-weather air defence system that can counter tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and advanced aircraft. Under the sale, the Government of Romania has ordered seven Patriot Configuration-3+ Modernized Fire Units. Each system will contain a AN/MPQ-65 radar set and AN/MSQ-132 engagement control station, with a combined 13 antenna mast groups, 28 M903 launching stations, 56 Patriot MIM-104E Guidance Enhanced Missile-TBM (GEM-T) missiles, 168 Patriot Advanced Capabilty-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles, and seven electrical power plants (EPP) III. In addition, Romania requested communications equipment, tools and test equipment, support equipment, ...

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