GEM-T, the Patriot Advanced Capability 2 (PAC-2) missile interceptor enhanced for defeating tactical ballistic missiles, is a primary effector for the combat-proven Patriot® air and missile defense system.

RTX’s Raytheon to provide additional Patriot systems to Germany

Raytheon, an RTX (NYSE: RTX) business, was awarded a $1.2 billion contract to supply Germany with additional Patriot® air and missile defense systems.

These systems will augment Germany’s existing air defense infrastructure with additional Patriot major end items. The scope of the contract includes the most current Patriot Configuration 3+ radars, launchers, command and control stations, associated spares, and support.

GEM-T, the Patriot Advanced Capability 2 (PAC-2) missile interceptor enhanced for defeating tactical ballistic missiles, is a primary effector for the combat-proven Patriot® air and missile defense system.

Patriot remains the tried-and-true stalwart of air and missile defense, relied upon by our global customers to deter aggression and defend their interests.

With each additional Patriot system, Germany is enhancing its own air defenses and strengthening NATO’s defense posture.

Tom Laliberty, president of Land and Air Defense Systems at Raytheon

Patriot is the only combat-proven ground-based air and missile defense capability available in the world to defeat advanced long-range cruise missiles, tactical ballistic missiles, and the full spectrum of air-breathing threats. Patriot is the foundation of air defense for 19 countries, including Germany, the U.S. and Ukraine, and it continues to demonstrate its effectiveness against the most advanced and complex threats.

Source: RTX news release

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