Poland plans to buy additional coastal complexes to contain Russia
Polish Defense Ministry plans to purchase additional anti-ship complexes (ASM) NSM (Naval Strike Missile) company Kongsberg, reports Military Informant with reference to the deputy head of the military department Bartosh Kovnaski.
Also, according to him, “it is necessary to increase the capabilities of the maritime reconnaissance”, since the range of anti-ship missiles of this type is 200 km, and the capabilities of the Polish radar are somewhat lower.
The Deputy Minister noted that for this purpose it is possible to purchase reconnaissance UAVs.
The resource reminds that the first squadron of missiles NSM was deployed on the Baltic coast in 2013 g, the second - in 2014.
It is noted that the missile was developed by Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace in the interests of the Norwegian Navy as a replacement for the Penguin missile.
The rearmament of the Polish coastal defense forces is aimed at deterring possible aggression from Russia.
Resource Help: “The NSM medium-range anti-ship missile is designed to hit a wide range of surface targets in the open sea, in torrential zones, fjords and skerry areas. Has the ability to use ground targets. "
PAP / Piotr Wittman
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