Poland bought American fighters F-35

Poland acquired 32 American fighter F-35. The contract-signing ceremony was held at the airbase near the town of Dęblin. It was attended by the President Andrzej Duda, the Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and defense Minister Mariusz Blashak, the Agency reports TASS.

Specifies that the total transaction value – $ 4.6 billion. This amount includes not only the aircraft but also the training program of pilots, electronic equipment, supply of spare parts. It is expected that the first F-35 will give Poland in 2026.

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki noted that Poland will finally be able to get rid of combat aircraft Russian-made su-22 and MiG-29, and therefore no longer need spares for these machines.

according to the journalists, each F-35 will cost the Polish budget of $ 87 million. It is worth noting that in 2019, Lockheed Martin sold its fighters at 89 million, and in 2020 plans to reduce the price of a standard modification of A to $ 82 million.