Poland to Buy New Missiles

News: U.S State department has just approved Poland’s order of forty medium-range missiles for use from its forty-eight F16 jets. The American Lockheed Martin AGM-158 ‘Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff’ missiles have a maximum range of 400 kilometers (250 miles) and it is said that they will act as a “deterrent to regional threats”.

Jet plane with missiles

The cost of the deal forms the bulk of a € 390 million package that also includes upgrades to Poland’s fleet of F-16 jets.

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