By Jerom Bolt
The American company Raytheon Missiles & Defense, which produces the Patriot radar and missile defense system, sent to the state company Romaero SA Bucharest an order for the production in Romania of some components of the Patriot radar system, it is mentioned in a press release from Romaero.
“Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a division of Raytheon Technologies, sent an order to the Romanian aerospace company Romaero S.A. for the production of components for the Patriot anti-aircraft and anti-missile defense system. (…) The acquisition order involves the production of mechanical assemblies that will be included in the final construction process of the Patriot radar “, says Romaero.
Following the transmission of this order by Rayethon, the Romanian company will be able to receive other assembly orders for the Patriot system from the other countries that hold the anti-missile shield of American production, according to the source.
“The industrial collaboration between the two entities will allow Romaero to deliver components for both Romania and the other 16 nations that rely on the Patriot system to ensure their integrated anti-aircraft and anti-missile defense. (…) Starting with the delivery of this order, Romaero will have the opportunity to receive further orders from all Patriot countries “, according to the Romaero press release.
The general manager of Romaero SA, Vasile Boicu, showed that there are 240 Patriot systems in the world, for which there may be component orders to be manufactured by Romaero.
“Romaero creates jobs and attracts orders that will be honored in Romania. This opportunity is not only about the maintenance of the systems acquired by Romania, but especially about the fact that from now on we have the possibility to provide support for many countries that have over 240 Patriot firing units installed worldwide “, said the general manager of the company Romanian state.
Romaero SA is the largest Romanian state-owned company in the aerospace and defense industry. The company specializes in maintenance and repair services fosays Romaero.r civil and military transport aircraft, as well as in the industrial production of aerostructures and components.
A number of 17 states have purchased the Patriot system: the United States, the Netherlands, Germany, Japan, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Taiwan, Greece, Spain, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Romania, Sweden, Poland and Kingdom of Bahrain.
By Jerom Bolt