- U.S. plans to approve sale of Lockheed Martin Patriot-3 missile defense system
- Poland will use the system to improve its missile-defense capability and deter regional threats, according to statement
- Prime contractors will be Raytheon, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman
- NOTE: The sale of the missile interceptors, which Poland committed to buy during President Trump’s trip there, has been a source of tension between NATO and Russia, as Poland shares a border with Russia
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