Poland Eyes F-35 for Harpia Requirement

Poland Eyes F-35 for Harpia Requirement May 22, 2019

Poland Air Forces decided on Harpia program, which includes the exchange of Soviet-era Su-22 and MiG-29 fighter aircrafts, part of the Polish Air Force inventory. 

Polish Vice-Minister of Defence Wojciech Skurkiewicz announced that the first squadron of 16 Lockheed Martin F-35 fighters will be acquired during the current planning period, while a second squadron would be procured after 2026. Skurkiewicz mentioned about the fifth-generation combat aircraft to be supplied in total 32, “This is a breakthrough decision that will entirely change the Air Force’s operational capabilities”

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