Naval News – A visualization of Babcock’s Arrowhead-140PL design, which was chosen for Poland’s Miecznik (Swordfish) frigate procurement program, was unveiled last week.
Forces.net – British defence giant, Babcock has struck a £1.4bn deal to supply Poland’s Navy with three frigates based on the Royal Navy’s Type 31 design. The warships will be built in Polish shipyards.
(Thanks to Alain)
– National Review – When Russia invades the Baltic, Gdansk will be the key to NATO’s response.
– Defense News – The Polish Ministry of Defence has signed a deal with a consortium formed by the Gdansk-based Remontowa Shipbuilding shipyard and the country’s defense giant PGZ to acquire two minesweeper vessels and one rescue vessel.
Aviation Week – The Polish navy is decommissioning its two Russian-built Tarantul-class fast attack craft in 2008, the commander of the service’s fast patrol boat squadron has told an international naval conference.