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U.S. State Dept OKs possible sale to Romania of Patriot missile system
July 11, 2017 / 7:34 PM / a month ago

U.S. State Dept OKs possible sale to Romania of Patriot missile system

U.S soldiers walk next to a Patriot missile defence battery during join exercises at the military grouds in Sochaczew, near Warsaw, March 21, 2015.Franciszek Mazur/Agencja Gazeta

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of Patriot missile defense systems worth $3.9 billion to Romania, a Pentagon agency said in a statement on Tuesday.

The prime contractors would be Raytheon Co (RTN.N) and Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N), the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said.

Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Peter Cooney

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