Locked content WB Electronics with €23 mln deal in Africa

Defense producer WB Electronics signed a contract with a contractor located in one of the African countries for the sale of digital communication systems sets for €23.1 million. The contract will be implemented in the perspective of the next three years, the company said in a press release…. ...

Locked content PGZ with new CEO

State-owned defense group Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ)  appointed Witold Słowik as its CEO, the company said. Back in the early 90s, Słowik was one of the co-founders of the clearinghouse KWDP, he also worked with former President Lech Kaczyński. Recently he worked in the ministry of development a...

Locked content Poland signs $4.75 billion Patriot deal

Poland signed its largest weapons procurement deal in history by agreeing with the US to buy Raytheon’s Patriot missile defense system for $4.75 billion. “It is an extraordinary, historic moment; it is Poland’s introduction into a whole new world of state-of-the-art technology, modern weaponry, and ...

Locked content Poland ‘surprised’ by the Patriot pricetag – Kownacki

According to Deputy Defense Minister Bartosz Kownacki, the PLN 37 billion price tag for the Patriot missile defense system is unacceptable. “The high cost came as a surprise for us. The price is indeed unacceptable for us even in the view of the significant financial assets that we allocated for the...

Locked content US approves Patriot sale to Poland

The US State Department approved a potential $10.5 billion sale of Raytheon Patriot missile defense system to Poland. The proposed deal includes 208 missiles, 16 launching stations, four radars, four control stations, software and other assets. According to both sides, the final price could be lower...

Duda: Poland to increase military spending

President Andrzej Duda, announced during the NATO summit, that he spoke with Deputy PM Mateusz Morawiecki regarding increasing Poland’s defense spending. “Poland will spend 2.2 percent of its GDP on military until 2020, and until 2030 we will further increase it to 2.5 percent.”

Locked content Duda in Szczecin to meet with NATO troops

Polish President Andrzej Duda was in the northwestern Polish city of Szczecin on Monday in order to speak to the multi-national defense force stationed there, and also to meet with German president Joachim Gauck, according to reports in the Polish press. The president met with the honor guard, spoke...

Locked content PGZ lands contract with Polish government

The Polish Armaments Group will supply anti-rocket systems to the Polish Armed Forces through 2022, part of a deal said to be worth PLN 746.15 million. Production will take place at the company’s Tarnów subsidiary. It will manufacture a total of six short-range missile systems, the Polish press stat...

Locked content Poland to create an air defense system with Baltic states – FT

Poland, along with the Baltic countries, are considering the formation of a regional anti-aircraft missile shield in order to protect against Russian aircraft, the UK daily The Financial Times  informed. “We are in discussions now with the Estonians, the Latvians and the Poles over how we can create...