Poland has formally sent a letter to the US requesting a quotation in connection with its intent of purchasing 32 stealth-capable Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) combat aircraft, Mariusz Blaszack, Defense Minister of Poland, announced today.
"Today we sent a request for quotation (LOR) to our American partners regarding the purchase of 32 F-35A aircraft along with a logistics and training package," Blaszczak tweeted.
He added that the new aircraft would replace the ageing Soviet-era planes. “It’s high time we replaced post-Soviet equipment with the most modern fighters,” he said.
Poland's request includes a logistics and training package. No value or delivery timeline has been given.
Poland has sought to buy F-35 stealth fighters from the United States, its Deputy Minister of Defense Wojciech Skurkiewicz revealed plans to purchase two batches of the Lockheed Martin-made jets. According to him, the first aircraft will enter the service of the Polish army by2026
The Polish Ministry of Defense awarded a $460 million (PLN 1.75 billion) contract to Zakłady Mechaniczne "Bumar - Łabędy" S
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