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Air-Launched Weapons

Poland orders AMRAAMs for its F-16s

04 January 2018

On 27 December the Polish Ministry of National Defence announced that it had ordered 95 AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAMs) for its F-16C/D Block 52 fighters in a contract worth PLN590 million (USD171 million).

The deal was preceded by the US State Department’s approval, announced on 28 November 2017, for a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of 150 AIM-120C-7s to Poland for an estimated cost of USD250 million.

The missiles are to replace the 178 AIM-120C-5s delivered in the late 2000s.

On 29 December Raytheon Missile Systems was awarded a fixed-price contract for AMRAAM production Lot 31, which covered the FMS sale to Poland.

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