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    US Congress Approves Sale of Apache Helicopters to Poland, Bolstering Polish Defense

    In a significant move aimed at bolstering Poland’s defence capabilities, the United States Congress has given its approval for the sale of 96 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to the Eastern European nation. The announcement was made by Mariusz Blaszczak, Poland’s Defense Minister, who took to social media to share the news with the public.

    Blaszczak’s announcement, posted on the X platform, read: “We have the consent of the US Congress to sell Poland 96 Apache helicopters along with radars and weapons! Now we are proceeding to price negotiations. Until the procedures are finalized and the procured helicopters are delivered to Poland, the US Army will provide us with Apaches from their own reserves.”

    The AH-64E Apache is renowned as the most advanced multi-role combat helicopter in the arsenal of the United States Army and is already in use by a growing number of defence forces around the world. This acquisition by Poland signifies a significant enhancement of the country’s military capabilities and underscores its commitment to regional security and stability.

    Poland’s decision to acquire these state-of-the-art helicopters was made last year as part of a fast-tracked effort to bolster its armed forces, a response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and Russia’s military actions in the region. The Apache helicopters, equipped with advanced radar systems and weaponry, will undoubtedly play a crucial role in strengthening Poland’s defence posture and deterring potential threats.

    The AH-64E Apache helicopter is known for its versatility, capable of carrying out a wide range of missions, including precision strikes, close air support, reconnaissance, and anti-armor operations. Its ability to operate effectively in various combat scenarios makes it a valuable asset for any modern military.

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