PREMIUM: 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.
PREMIUM: 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.
PREMIUM: 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.
PREMIUM: 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 June 2019
The Polish MoD has confirmed its intention of procuring 32 F-35A Lightning II multirole fighter jets, by sending an official Letter of Request to the ...
7th June 2019
The Polish Navy intends to keep its sole Kilo-class submarine, ORP Orzel, in service for at least another decade. The vessel entered the fleet in ...
4th June 2019
Patria presented its turreted, remote-controlled NEMO mortar at IDET 2019 in Brno as part of its offer for the Czech Army, which has a requirement ...
21st May 2019
The Romanian Air Force has taken delivery of an unspecified number of counterterrorism Gryf UGVs designed and manufactured by the Polish Lukasiewicz-PIAP Institute. The deliveries ...
15th May 2019
Turkish Aerospace has been working on the new, twin engine multirole heavy combat helicopter (MHCH) for the past two to three years under the supervision ...
26th April 2019
The Romanian MoD announced that the final agreement for acquisition of an additional five Portuguese F-16 multirole fighter jets could be reached by year end. ...
19th April 2019
At the launch ceremony of the Royal Swedish Navy’s future SIGINT vessel at the PGZ Stocznia Wojenna in Gdynia, northern Poland, officials from Sweden’s Saab ...
18th April 2019
The Latvian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced its intention to procure a series of tactical trucks in order to enhance the mobility and operational ...
17th April 2019
The Polish Army has taken delivery of the first batch of serial production 155mm Krab self-propelled howitzers (SPH) from Huta Stalowa Wola (HSW). The handover ...
3rd April 2019
Amid a developing security environment in eastern Europe, the Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are focusing their efforts on increasing land-based capabilities, particularly ...
25th March 2019
As the Polish Navy looks to modernise its ageing fleet, uncertainty remains over its key Orka programme aimed at introducing a new class of conventional ...
25th March 2019
The Estonian Air Force will enhance its operational capability by the acquisition of two M-28 Skytruck light transport aircraft donated by the US government, the ...
22nd March 2019
The Polish MoD has announced its intention to acquire a number of 5th-generation fighter jets and gradually phase out legacy Soviet-era fighters and bombers. Under ...
21st March 2019
Warsaw’s Armament Inspectorate will launch a technical dialogue to determine a preferred scope and timeline for the planned modernisation of a fleet of Polish Mi-24 ...
11th March 2019
In Q2/Q3 of 2019, a small contingent of Romanian Air Force aircraft, comprising IAR 330L Puma SAR helicopters, will be sent to Mali in order ...
6th March 2019
Despite continuous delay in Bulgarian tender for new armoured vehicles, a number of potential bidders have confirmed their commitment to the procurement programme. After failing ...
11th February 2019
The Ukrainian Armor company will display its Varta 4x4 APCs at IDEX 2019 as it tries to earn its place on international markets after securing ...
6th February 2019
The latest OPV destined for the Polish Navy, ORP Slazak, recently began final sea trials ahead of a handover to the service, the final leg ...
4th February 2019
The Polish police has signed a contract for three new Bell 407GXi helicopters, which will replace legacy Mi 2 platforms. According to the Polish police ...
19th December 2018
The Polish Armament Inspectorate has signed a contract for delivery of 888 Jelcz 442.32 4x4 high mobility, medium transport trucks. The agreement, which was signed ...