France has offered to supply its long range MBDA missiles and Scorpene Submarines to Poland.
Paris reportedly authorized the procurement of the DCNS built submarines and long-range MBDA missiles by Poland, Gazeta Wyborcza reported Tuesday. Poland has plans to buy three submarines and 24 missiles for them.
Last Month, Poland’s deputy prime minister, Tomasz Siemoniak had announced that the government aims to buy cruise missiles for three new submarines it plans to buy.
According to the Polish Defense Ministry's Military Modernization Plan for the years 2013-2022, two submarines are to be delivered to the Polish Navy by 2022 and a third by 2023.
In March, Siemoniak announced that Warsaw is in talks with Washington and Paris over the potential cruise missile deal that would be carried out as part of the Defense Ministry's Polish Claws program, designed to improve Poland's deterrence capacity.
Poland reportedly will sign the cruise missile contract in 2017.
Poland's Ministry of Defense aims to launch the submarine tender in the fourth quarter of 2015, Deputy Defense Minister Maciej Jankowski said. The goal is to acquire the subs by 2023.
Poland is looking to support armament efforts of eastern European countries through government, bank and export loans as a response to Russian military presence in Ukraine, DefenseNews reported Saturday. "Poland aims to play the role of a regional leader, and rally other (Eastern European allies) behind the objective of intensifying regional cooperation in the field of defense and security", a political scientist from the University of Warsaw professor Marek Jablonowski was quoted as saying by the website
The US and Poland governments will negotiate an agreement on purchase of Patriot medium-range air/missile defense systems for Poland, President Bronislaw Komorowski announced Tuesday. The president along with the prime minister and defense minister decided to order the Patriot systems from the US worth up to $5 billion
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Poland's Armament Inspectorate on Saturday has placed a tender to acquire AMRAAM training missiles and 200 guided and 300 unguided bombs for its Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Jastrząb fighters. Poland aims at buying 32 practice CTAM-120C AMRAAM missiles, 100 GPS-guided GBU-38 JDAM Bombs (based on Mk
India will order an additional three Scorpene submarines to the exisiting order of six under Project 75. Indian Naval Chief Admiral R K Dhowan addressing a press conference Thursday said, “The Navy, which has a severe shortage of undersea platforms, would order additional Scorpene submarines after Mazgaon Docks (MDL) finishes building the six on order under Project 75
India will set afloat Kalvari, first of Scorpene submarines for sea trials today. The event is significant given that it completes the building of the much-awaited platform and kickstarts the beginning of sea trials
The Ministry of Defense of France announced on Friday the successful testing of a new nuclear, air-launched cruise missile. The nuclear cruise missile weapon system, Air-Sol Moyenne Portée Amélioré (ASMPA; medium-range air to surface missile), by MBDA, is an enhanced variant of ASMP
DCNS on Friday delivered the FREMM multi-mission frigate Provence to the French Navy, as stipulated in the contract. The frigate is the second of the series ordered by OCCAR, Organization of Joint Armament that performs the project management for the multi-mission frigates intended for France and Italy
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