The 15 Patriot Nations are:
- United States of America
- The Netherlands
- Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
- Republic of Korea
- United Arab Emirates
The government of Poland signed an agreement to purchase Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) combat proven Patriot™ from the U.S. Army. Poland becomes the 15th nation to entrust Air and Missile Defense to Raytheon’s Patriot.
“Poland joins the now 15 nation strong group of countries which trust Patriot to defend their citizens, military and sovereignty,” said Wes Kremer, President of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. “Poland’s procurement of Patriot strengthens Trans-Atlantic partnership and security by enabling a common approach to Integrated Air and Missile Defense, and creating jobs in the US and Poland.”
Patriot is the backbone of NATO and Europe’s defense against ballistic and cruise missiles, advanced aircraft and drones.
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