The Patriot missiles offered to Poland by Germany should be sent to Ukraine because it makes sense from a miltary point of view, Andrzej Duda, the president of Poland, said on Friday.
Poland's defence minister, Mariusz Blaszczak said that he was "satisfied with the German Minister of Defence's proposal regarding the deployment of additional Patriot missile launchers in our country."
The missile landed near the village of Przewodow, which lies about 10 kilometres from the Ukrainian border, on Tuesday afternoon, and came on a day in which Russia launched dozens of strikes on targets across Ukraine.
The North Atlantic Council, Nato's main decision-making body, will meet on Wednesday at 10 am to discuss Tuesday's missile blast in eastern Poland that claimed the lives of two people, Nato's spokesperson said on Wednesday morning.
Poland's defence minister has officially handed over the "small Narew" short-range defence system to Polish armed forces in the eastern city of Zamosc on Tuesday.
Checks on the integration of the components of the first Patriot missile battery for Poland will start in October, Caroline Touchstone, the director of the Patriot-Wisla programme at Raytheon Missiles and Defence, has announced.
Poland will order six additional batteries of the US Patriot missile system, the defence minister said on Tuesday.
Kamala Harris, the US vice president, has confirmed two batteries of the Patriot air-defence system have been delivered to Poland amid Russia's ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
Military Aviation Works WZL1 and American company Lockheed Martin have launched the construction of a production plant in Deblin, eastern Poland, to produce components for missiles selected as armaments for the Polish Patriot anti-aircraft and missile system.
Consisting of a double-barrelled 23 mm gun and two short-range Grom-type missiles, the Pilica short-range missile defence system can be used to combat unmanned aerial systems, helicopters, aircraft and manoeuvring missiles.