Safer skies: Romania’s fourth Patriot missile air defence battery goes into service


Romania’s fourth Patriot missile battery is now operating providing additional cover for the nation’s skies and NATO’s south-eastern flank.

Romania has announced the fourth of its patriot missile batteries is operating, giving a major boost to national security while enhancing the defence of NATO’s south-eastern flank.

Hundreds of Romanian soldiers have been trained in the US on the system and a dedicated unit has been established within the Romanian army.

“One of the special features of this system is that it has an anti-ballistic capability which Romania and the Romanian Army never had until the arrival of the Patriot system,” Lieutenant Colonel Cezar Dedu from of Romania’s Patriot Missile Regiment said.

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