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Polish Navy finally sets sail

4th December 2017 - 13:50 GMT | by Michal Jarocki in Warsaw


After years of negligence and lack of political goodwill the Polish Navy finally seems to be back on track with its modernisation plans.

On 28 November the Polish Navy celebrated its 99th anniversary. On this occasion naval officials held the commissioning ceremony of the ORP Kormoran (601) minehunter, the first warship in over 20 years designed and built in Poland, utilising the capabilities of its shipbuilding industry.

The vessel is the first in a series of Kormoran II-class minehunters to be be procured by the Polish Navy. Designed as a non-magnetic steel-hulled prototype vessel, it has been built by a consortium

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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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