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Poland opts for additional Leonardo M-346 Master jet trainers

16 January 2018

On 10 January, Poland issued an invitation to Leonardo to participate in talks regarding the delivery of eight more M-346 advanced jet trainer aircraft.

Poland plans to order four M-346s for delivery until 2020, with an option for an additional four in 2021–22. This would be in addition to the original contract for eight M-346s signed in 2014.

The Polish Air Force’s acceptance of the first eight M-346s was delayed because of problems with the aircraft's Embedded Tactical Training System, the Ministry of National Defence said in 2016.

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