Blaszczak News

Poland Received two more FA-50s from ROK
Air

Poland Received two more FA-50s from ROK

Poland received two FA-50s from the Republic of Korea (ROK). By the end of 2023, 12 units will be delivered to Warshaw Okecie.

Poland Buys Four Additional NSMs Worth $ 1.5 Billion
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

Poland Buys Four Additional NSMs Worth $ 1.5 Billion

Poland purchased four additional Naval Strike Missiles (NSM) from Kongsberg Defence worth $1.5 billion.

Poland Buys Hundreds of Armoured Vehicles
Land Defence Politics

Poland Buys Hundreds of Armoured Vehicles

Poland signed three separate deals to buy hundreds of armoured vehicles for its army in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Poland Receives the First Batch of Second-Hand Abrams Tanks
Land

Poland Receives the First Batch of Second-Hand Abrams Tanks

Polish Defence Minister Błaszczak stated that Poland received the first shipment of US-made advanced Abrams tanks.

Poland to Buy 1400 Borsuk IFV
Land

Poland to Buy 1400 Borsuk IFV

Polish deputy Prime Minister Mariusz Blaszczak and Polish Armaments Group, PGZ, signed a contract to buy 1400 Borsuk (Badger) Amphibious Infantry Combat Vehicles (AICV). The value of the contract is estimated at around $9 billion.

Additional M1 Abrams Tanks for Poland
Land

Additional M1 Abrams Tanks for Poland

Poland continues to armament activities. Polish Minister of Defence Marius Blaszczak has announced an agreement for additional M1 Abrams procurement as well as armoured logistics and support vehicles.

Poland to acquire 96 new Apache attack helicopters
Air Expo and Air Show

Poland to acquire 96 new Apache attack helicopters

Poland announced that Boeing’s AH-64 Apache had been selected for its KRUK (meaning Raven) Attack Helicopter program during the MSPO Expo in Kielce.

T-129 is Excluded from Poland’s Shortlist
Air Bilateral Relations

T-129 is Excluded from Poland’s Shortlist

Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak visited U.S. Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin in Washington on Apr. 20, 2022. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Poland’s assistance to Ukraine and bilateral relations with the USA was the main topic of meetings. During the meeting in Washington, Poland announced that it excluded the Turkish Aerospace (TUSAŞ) T129 attack helicopter from the attack helicopter tender.

Poland may Acquire new Weapon Systems from Turkey
Bilateral Relations

Poland may Acquire new Weapon Systems from Turkey

Defence Minister of Poland, Mariusz Blaszczak, stated that his country might visit Turkey to acquire new weapon systems.

Poland is first NATO country to buy Turkish drones
Air Unmanned Systems

Poland is first NATO country to buy Turkish drones

Poland will buy 24 armed drones from Turkey, the Polish defence minister said on Saturday. The country will become the first NATO member to acquire Turkish-made unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAV).