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Poland one step closer to HIMARS procurement

31st January 2019 - 16:05 GMT | by Kate Martyr in London

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Poland is now a step closer to acquiring a new rocket artillery system as the US Congress gave the Polish government a permit to buy the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) in January 2019.

The HIMARS acquisition programme, which will be known as HOMAR in Poland, follows a determination approving the potential FMS announced on 29 November 2018. Congressional approval came on 14 January 2019.

‘We plan to increase our long range artillery capabilities, namely to be able to strike targets at distances of around 300km,’ a Polish MoD spokesperson told Shephard, adding that armaments needed to

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Kate Martyr was the Land Domain reporter for Shephard Media during 2019.

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