06 VII 2017

Memorandum regarding purchasing the PATRIOT missile system

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– Signed memorandum states that the US government agrees to sell Poland Patriot missile system in the latest configuration, such as the one used by the US Army – said  the head of Ministry of Defence Mr. Antoni Macierewicz.
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Memorandum regarding purchasing the PATRIOT missile system

Modernization of the Air Defence is one of the priorities of long-term development plan of the Polish Armed Forces. The system is supposed to be mobile and allow to defend of selected areas - important objects, military groups and contingents located abroad. WISŁA - a medium - range system capable to work against ballistic missiles - is part of the planned air defense system of Poland. Furthermore WISŁA program will be completely integrated with SkyCeptor missiles and 360 degree Active Electronically Scanned Array radar.

–  The first Patriot missile batteries are due to arrive to Poland by 2022 –  added Minister of National Defence. He noted that with the acquisition of rocket launcher HOMAR, it completes the overall structure of the Polish defence system – that is, an anti-missile shield that gives us complete security against any opponent possessing any weapon that threatens Poland.

Signed memorandum is the culmination of the long - term negotiations regarding purchasing  the most advanced system in the world. Also an important element of the signed memorandum is the polonization of the system PATRIOT.

 

Memorandum

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