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Poland requests HIMARS and related equipment

5th December 2018 - 09:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The US State Department has made a determination approving a potential foreign military sale of M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers to Poland, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced on 29 November.

In a package worth $655 million, Poland has requested 20 M142 HIMARS launchers, 36 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) M31 Unitary, nine GMLRS M30A1 alternative warheads, 30 Army Tactical Missile System M57 Unitary, 24 Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data Systems, 20 multiple launcher pod assembly M68A2 trainers, and M1151A1 High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicles.

Also included are 20 low cost reduced range practice rockets, support equipment, communications equipment, test sets, batteries, laptop computers, and other related elements of logistics support, training, sensors and programme support.

If the sale goes ahead, Lockheed Martin will be the prime contractor.

 

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