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Poland wants F-35 Joint Strike Fighters

13th September 2019 - 09:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The US State Department is considering a sale of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft to Poland as part of a package worth $6.5 billion.

Poland has requested 32 F-35 Conventional Take Off and Landing aircraft, along with Pratt & Whitney F-135 engines, electronic warfare systems; C4I/CNI systems; autonomic logistics global support system; autonomic logistics information system; full mission trainer; weapons employment capability, and other subsystems, features, and support capabilities.

Poland is looking to replace its legacy MiG-29 and Su-22 fleet with the F-35s.  

If the sale goes ahead the prime contractors will be Lockheed Martin and Pratt & Whitney Military Engines.

 

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