Poland andÂ Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have signed an agreement for the company to buildÂ Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile Segment Enhancement missiles and associated equipment for the Polish military.
LockheedÂ said Wednesday Poland will be its fifth international customer to procure PAC-3 MSE missiles.
The system is designedÂ to engage ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and aircraft threats using “hit-to-kill” technology.
Tim Cahill, vice president of integrated air and missile defense at Lockheed’s missiles and fireÂ control business, said that PAC-3 MSEs will be used with Poland’s WISÅA air and missile defense system to help protect the Polish armed forces, citizens and infrastructure.
Cahill added that the company will work with the Polish Armaments GroupÂ on a WISÅA technology transfer effort.
Lockheed previously secured deals to supply PAC-3 MSEs to the U.S., Qatar, Japan, Romania and the United Arab Emirates.