WARSAW – Poland and the US on Wednesday signed the agreement for the delivery of American Patriot anti-aircraft missiles to Warsaw. The supply is an amount of converted more than 3.8 billion euros. It is thus the largest defensieaankoop of Poland ever.
The purchase means for Poland an important step in the modernization of its armed forces. “This is an extraordinary, historical moment: it is the introduction of Poland in a whole new world of state-of-the-art technology, modern armor and defensive means,” said the Polish president Andrzej Duda.
Poland the modernisation of its defence accelerated as a result of the annexation by Russia of the Crimea.