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Poland announced its intention to continue the purchase of military equipment


Polish military. File photoWARSAW, Aug 27Poland intends to continue to actively arm its army, said the Minister of National Defense, Deputy Prime Minister of Poland Mariusz Blaszczak in an interview with the Polska Times. Recently, Poland has been actively purchasing various weapons and military equipment, including American Abrams tanks and F-35 aircraft , HIMARS rocket launchers, South Korean K2 tanks, self-propelled howitzers and A50 aircraft. “We are delivering Polish Krab self-propelled howitzers, which we ordered together with related equipment in an amount that allows us to equip four divisions, that is, we are talking about almost 100 howitzers. We ordered 120 Rak self-propelled mortars. I would like to remind you that already in 2019 we ordered a batch of HIMARS, and now we are ordering another 500 units, these are missiles with a range of up to 300 kilometers. Leonardo We are also looking at the next order for Black Hawk helicopters, which are manufactured in Poland Mielec is the second helicopter manufacturer to have a factory in Poland. We have an order for another Polish WR-40 Langusta missile launcher, but we also understand that, in order to get a high degree of saturation of troops with this type of equipment, we must base orders on our foreign partners,” he added. The Polish minister also said that Poland wants to buy additional American Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems.” We also approached our American partner with a request for proposals for new Patriot batteries. In addition, we are negotiating with our South Korean partners on the possible acquisition of rocket launchers on the K239 Chunmoo wheeled chassis,” he said. “I could list for a long time. In principle, the needs are so great that in any field we are interested in technology. The range is very wide,” he concluded.

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