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Year of decision for Polish Navy

21st January 2018 - 12:00 GMT | by Michal Jarocki in Warsaw


After years of stagnation the Polish Navy in recent months seems to have found itself on the right course to become a more modern and self-sufficient force. 

With the commissioning of the minehunter ORP Kormoran late last year, together with the start of construction of other naval platforms, the service looks to have begun a serious push towards modernisation. The Kormoran was first locally built vessel to be placed into service in over 20 years.

The commissioning on 28 November was followed by the signing of contracts for two additional minehunters of the Kormoran II-class, which will

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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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