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Poland formally commissions Warmate

15th March 2021 - 14:57 GMT | by Michal Jarocki in Warsaw

Poland is the first officially certified operator of the Warmate loitering munition system, although it has been reportedly tested and used elsewhere.

The Polish Territorial Defence Forces are in the process of integrating the Warmate loitering munition, some four years after the original order was placed with manufacturer WB Group.

Warmate was commissioned by the Polish Armed Forces ‘in accordance with an order given on 13 January 2021’, Col Marek Pietrzak confirmed last month.

According to Shephard Defence Insight, the original Warmate order was for about 100 units, each comprising ten platforms, for a total of PLN100 million ($27 million).

Since then the system underwent a series of qualification and certification tests, which were required in order to allow it to

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Michal Jarocki


Michal Jarocki

Michal Jarocki is a Shephard correspondent based in Warsaw, Poland. He is reporting on military …

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