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Poland expects submarine selection to be made this month

04 January 2018

Poland’s Ministry of National Defence (MND) has revealed that it expects the selection of a strategic partner for the country’s Orka submarine programme to be made this month.

The MND is looking to procure three submarines equipped with submarine-launched cruise missiles, with a fourth boat as an option. The delivery date for the first boat is planned for 2024–26 and the estimated cost of the programme is PLN7.5-10 billion (USD2.2-2.9 billion).

Three options are being considered by the MND: France’s Naval Group bidding the Scorpene submarine armed with the MBDA Naval Cruise Missile (NCM); Germany’s ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems bidding the Type 212CD; and Saab Kockums bidding the A26 submarine.

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