Poland reaffirms its commitment to Miecznik but Swedish sub talks stutter
Polish government breathes new life into its plan to build at least one new frigate for the Polish Navy, with European shipbuilders expressing interest.
Poland formally commissions Warmate
Poland is the first officially certified operator of the Warmate loitering munition system, although it has been reportedly tested and used elsewhere.
Polish F-35A infrastructure may need more attention as F-16 upgrade looms
Further airbase upgrades may be needed to accommodate the F-35 in Poland, while plans are solidifying to enhance the country’s fleet of 48 F-16 aircraft.
V4 member states plan more joint procurement
Just as they previously pooled their military resources into a common EU Battlegroup, the four Visegrad Group member states aim to expand on their maiden common procurement programme.
11th February 2021
Polish subsidiary of Lockheed Martin is offering local industry input as part of its proposal to the Romanian Ministry of the Interior.
5th February 2021
The Polish submarine force will be reduced to a single boat by the end of 2021, throwing into even starker relief the long-standing need to expand the fleet.
1st February 2021
Hungarian troops continue to familiarise themselves with the PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzer, procurement of which is one example of an ambitious modernisation programme.
18th January 2021
A total of 98 multi-purpose combat vehicles will be supplied to Bulgarian SOF by 2023
23rd November 2020
Trials of ORP Kormoran have prompted design modifications to two vessels, delaying their handover to the Polish Navy and raising the overall cost of the programme
13th November 2020
Procurement of armed UAVs will plug a gap in the Czech military inventory
29th October 2020
Technological requirements seem to be a bone of contention between Germany and Norway, but both MoDs remain confident that the programme will proceed
27th October 2020
Procurement of the K9 155mm self-propelled howitzer by the Baltic republic reflects a trend across Central and Eastern Europe
28th September 2020
Market analysis is underway by the Polish MoD Armament Inspectorate for the planned overhaul of obsolete, Soviet-era BMP-1 IFVs, designated in Polish service as the BWP-1. …
11th September 2020
Hyundai Rotem is proposing a modified MBT to meet the Wilk future tank procurement requirement in Poland. The South Korean manufacturer showcased a model of …
10th September 2020
Polish Armaments Group (PGZ) subsidiary Huta Stalowa Wola (HSW) is to work with Czech firm Tatra Export on designing a new 4x4 armoured vehicle. HSW …
8th September 2020
Ukraine may cut its fleet of L-39 Albatros jet trainers in favour of more modern aircraft such as the Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano. The Ukrainian …
8th September 2020
After a few months of uncertainty, Poland has relaunched the Ratownik programme to procure at least one modern rescue and salvage ship for the Polish …
27th August 2020
A new tank battalion is being formed in eastern Poland, after the first batch of modified T-72M1 MBTs was received by the 19th Mechanized Brigade …
20th August 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (left of picture) and Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak signed an Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) on 15 August, …
9th July 2020
An inspection and reconnaissance UGV has been tested in Poland to function at a record 800m distance from the operator. Logos Imaging, a US-based manufacturer …
2nd July 2020
The Polish MoD Armament Inspectorate is procuring a new mobile very short range (VSHORAD) air defence system for the Polish Army under the Sona programme. …
27th June 2020
The new leadership in the Slovak MoD faces a series of hard decisions over many procurement programmes that are expected to change the posture of …
4th June 2020
The Polish MoD has shifted its helicopter procurement strategy with the launch of the Perkoz programme, which calls for acquisition of at least 32 light …
28th May 2020
Rosomak SA, a subsidiary of the Polish Armaments Group (Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa, PGZ), is looking to extend its licence from Finnish OEM Patria Land Systems …