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Lockheed works with Polish industry on Patriot production

7th September 2020 - 19:02 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Lockheed Martin and Polish manufacturer Military Aviation Works WZL1 (a subsidiary of state-owned defence group PGZ) have agreed to set up a plant in eastern Poland to build components for the Patriot PAC-3 missile and launcher.

Lockheed Martin on 7 September announced that the new 3,000 square metre plant in Dęblin is being built under  industrial and offset agreements, signed in March 2019 with the Polish government as part of the Wisła anti-air and missile programme.

PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement missiles produced by Lockheed Martin are the main element of the future Polish air defence system. 

According to Shephard Defence Insight, Poland has ordered 208 of these missiles.

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MIM-104F Patriot PAC-3

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