Poland wants to produce depleted uranium rounds for US-made Abrams tanks, Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister has said.
The Polish prime minister has said Lockheed Martin, the US military equipment manufacturer, “creates Poland’s security”.
Dutch F-35 fighters stationed in Poland intercepted two Russian military aircraft in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, the Dutch defence ministry has reported.
F-35 fighters from the Royal Netherlands Air Force intercepted a formation of three Russian military aircraft near Poland and escorted them away, the Dutch Defence Ministry said in a statement released late on Monday.
Eight F-35 fighters of the Royal Netherlands Air Force will arrive in Poland at the end of January to increase the defence capabilities of NATO's eastern flank, the Euractiv website reported on Tuesday.
Poland will buy more American-made arms, the Polish defence minister said on Thursday in Washington after talks with US defence-industry representatives.
The Polish defence minister and his US equivalent have discussed speeding up the delivery of US defence equipment to Poland.
Poland seeks faster supplies of US military equipment, Polish President Andrzej Duda has said after his meeting with his US counterpart Joe Biden.
Polish pilots will begin training next year on the F-35, the stealth, multi-role combat aircraft due to enter service in the Polish air force in 2024, the defence minister announced on Thursday.
The coronavirus pandemic and restrictions related to it will not delay deliveries of US arms ordered by the Polish government, US weapons manufacturers have said.
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