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Poland to Buy Lockheed Standoff Missiles for F-16 Fleet

JASSM Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff MissileThe government of Poland has signed a contract to purchase Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles, associated tools and training for the country’s F-16 aircraft fleet.

Poland’s national defense ministry said Thursday the contract with the U.S. government includes tools to aid JASSM’s integration with the aircraft, pilot and ground crew training and F-16 upgrades.

U.S. Ambassador to Poland Steve Mull noted that the deal, which took only seven months to process, helps bolster relations between the U.S. and its Polish allies.

Poland’s Chief of the Armament Inspectorate Brig. Gen. Slawomir Szczepaniak signed the contract at the 31st Tactical Air Base in Krzesiny.

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