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Poland to buy HIMARS rocket systems from US: daily

PR dla Zagranicy
Grzegorz Siwicki 12.09.2018 11:08
Poland will next week announce the purchase of 56 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) from the United States, according to a newspaper.

The deal comes as Polish President Andrzej Duda is scheduled to meet US leader Donald Trump at the White House on September 18, the Gazeta Wyborcza daily newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing sources it did not name.

The acquisition procedure will begin with the signing of a letter of request and a letter of acceptance to buy the weaponry produced by American company Lockheed Martin, the newspaper said.

Poland may pay around PLN 7 billion (EUR 1.6 bn, USD 1.9 bn) for the rocket systems, complete with GMLRS and ATACMS missiles, Gazeta Wyborcza said, citing what it said were preliminary estimates by experts.


Source: Gazeta Wyborcza

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