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    Poland Strengthens Anti-Tank Capabilities

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    Poland continues its resolute efforts to enhance its anti-tank capabilities by signing another contract with its domestic defense industry for the procurement of several hundred Spike-LR anti-tank guided missiles. The Minister of National Defense, Mariusz Błaszczak, took to Twitter to announce the agreement, emphasizing the nation’s commitment to reinforcing its armed forces.

    In a recent tweet, Minister Mariusz Błaszczak highlighted Poland’s unwavering commitment to bolstering its anti-tank capabilities. The agreement entails the delivery of several hundred Spike-LR guided missiles over the coming years, solidifying the nation’s defensive prowess. By leveraging the potential of the Polish defense industry, the modernization and equipping of the Polish Armed Forces stand as paramount to ensuring national security.

    Spike-LR: A Vital Addition

    The Spike-LR guided missiles, with a maximum range of 4 km, constitute a cornerstone of the Polish Army’s anti-tank armament. Initial procurement occurred nearly two decades ago. These versatile missiles can be fired as portable weapons or from unmanned turrets on Rosomak transport vehicles. Additionally, they are slated to arm the infantry fighting vehicle Borsuk. The Spike-LR system effectively targets tanks, armored vehicles, and combat helicopters, bolstering Poland’s defensive capabilities.

    The renowned manufacturer of Spike-LR missiles is Mesko S.A., a part of the Polish Armaments Group (PGZ). This collaboration underscores the nation’s dedication to nurturing its domestic defense industry while simultaneously equipping its armed forces with state-of-the-art weaponry.

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