First Patriot Delivery to Romania

The reception ceremony of the first Patriot surface-to-air missile system took place today, September 17, at the National Training Center for Air Defense “Brigadier General Ion Bungescu” at Capu Midia, Constanța County.

The main equipment in the composition of the first Patriot system of long-range surface-to-air missiles for the Romanian Air Force began arriving in Romania in August and was transported to the National Training Center for Air Defense “Brigadier General Ion Bungescu”, where acceptance testing and reception were carried out.

By equipping Patriot long-range surface-to-air missile systems, the Romanian Army will increase its defensive and deterrent capacity, ensuring a better defense of the national airspace, part of the NATO airspace.

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