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ORP Slazak enters service with the Polish Navy

2nd December 2019 - 14:16 GMT | by Michal Jarocki in Warsaw


A two-decade long programme to develop and build the offshore patrol vessel ORP Slazak moved a step closer to conclusion in late-November as the vessel was finally commissioned into service with the Polish Navy.

Held on 28 November in Gdynia in the presence of Poland’s Minister of Defence Mariusz Blaszczak and representatives of the Polish Navy, the vessel is expected to reach Final Operating Capability in the coming months. The commissioning took place during celebrations to mark the service’s 101st anniversary.

During the next couple of months ORP Slazak, which was originally built as an ORP Gawron corvette based

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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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