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Raytheon to produce Patriot for Poland

1st October 2018 - 16:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Raytheon has received a contract from the US Army to produce Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense Systems for Poland, the company announced on 26 September.

Under the contract worth more than $1.5 billion, Raytheon will produce and deliver four Patriot fire units.The contract also includes spare parts, support and training.

This contract is for Phase I of WISLA, Poland’s two-phase medium-range integrated air and missile defence system acquisition programme. Under Phase II, Poland can acquire additional Patriot fire units and has expressed interest in gallium nitride-based 360° active electronically scanning array radars and SkyCeptor, a low-cost interceptor missile.

Patriot is a missile defence system consisting of radars, C2 technology and multiple types of interceptors, all working together to detect, identify and defeat tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, advanced aircraft and UAS.

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