Poland has ordered 486 US made HIMARS light multiple rocket launchers, the country's defence minister has announced.
An explosion that rocked a forest in central Poland on Sunday evening could have been caused by World War II explosives, police told PAP on Monday.
The head of the Ministry of National Defence, Mariusz Blaszczak, speaking at the Law and Justice (PiS) convention on Saturday, said that the first consignment of US made HIMARS light multiple rocket launchers will arrive in Poland on Monday.
Minister of National Defence, Mariusz Błaszczak, said on Thursday that the Operational Commander failed to inform him about an unidentified object entering Polish airspace.
South Korean Chunmoo rocket launchers purchased by Poland will be mounted on Polish-made chassis, Chunmoo producer Hanwha Aerospace announced on Thursday.
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Poland's Ministry of Defence has expressed satisfaction with Washington's decision to approve the sale of nearly 500 rocket launchers to Poland.
The US has not seen anything that contradicts Poland's preliminary assessment that a Russian-made missile which landed within its borders on Tuesday was most likely the result of a Ukrainian air defence missile, said the United States Secretary of Defence.
Volodymyr Zelensky, the president of Ukraine, has said he has no doubts that the missile that exploded in Poland on Tuesday was not Ukrainian.
Poland could soon see the start of its first space mission after the Polish Space Agency (POLSA) and Virgin Orbit, the California-based satellite launch company, signed an agreement to deliver LauncherOne to Poland, a technology for sending objects to space.