Poland signs an offset agreement for Leonardo AW101 Helicopters

Poland signs an offset agreement for Leonardo AW101 Helicopters

Polish Ministry of Defense has signed an offset agreement, worth 90 mln EUR, with Leonardo for the delivery of AW101 helicopters for the Polish Navy’s anti-submarine warfare and search and rescue operations.

The Offset Agreement provides the Polish Ministry of National Defence with the commitment for establishing in the Military Aviation Works No.1 in Łódź, part of the Polish Armaments Group (PGZ), critical maintenance capabilities for the AW101 helicopters and its dedicated mission equipment. Also the Gdańsk Technical University will be among the entities benefitting from the Offset Agreement.

The scope of the offset programme fully meets the stringent requirements of the Polish Ministry of National Defence, confirming Leonardo’s commitment to a solid and long-term cooperation with the Polish Armed Forces and Polish industry for the delivery of relevant capabilities required for the maintenance of modern military equipment, as well as development and sustainment of the necessary skills and experience in the country.

Source: www.defenceandtechnology.com
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