21 Apr '15, 5pm

Poland

Poland

US troops emplace a launching station of the Patriot air and missile defense system in Sochaczew, Poland, on March 21, as part of a joint exercise with Polish troops to demonstrate the US Army's capacity to deploy Patriot systems rapidly within NATO territory. (Photo: JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images) CONNECT 56 TWEET 11 LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE WASHINGTON and PARIS — Poland has selected the US Patriot system and the Airbus Caracal helicopter as the European nation faces an increasingly aggressive Russia. A spokesman at the Polish Embassy in Washington confirmed that the nation has chosen the Patriot over the Aster 30, a system offered by a European consortium of MBDA and the Thales Group. "The Council of Ministers, on the recommendation of National Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak, has selected the US Patriot missiles for Poland's medium range missile defense system,...

Full article: http://www.defensenews.com/story/breaking-news/2015/04/21...

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janes.com 22 Apr '15, 9am

France has deployed an armoured task force to Poland for two months of training exercises with the Polish armed forces and...