[global network comprehensive report] according to the Russian satellite network 1 reports, the Swedish government plans to make a decision on the U.S. "Patriot" air defense missile system in August 2nd.
Russian satellite network quoted Sweden SR radio reported that Sweden will buy the US Patriot air defense missile system. The government will make a decision in August 2nd that the transaction will not be less than 10 billion Swedish kronor (about 1 billion 100 million US dollars). Swedish Defense Minister Peter - hurdsky declined to tell SR radio about the exact amount of the deal. "This is an important, extensive and huge agreement," he said.
According to SR radio, Sweden is planning to purchase 4 "Patriot" air defense missile systems, and the number of missile purchases for each 40 million Krone (about 30 million 670 thousand yuan) is not yet clear.
Reported that Hult Quist said: "at present, the Swedish air defense system is old, does not meet the requirements of modern times." He said that the purchase of U.S. air defense missile systems is fully in line with the defense decisions adopted in recent years, and the U.S. side will begin delivering Patriot air defense systems in 2021.
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