U.S. State Department approves sale of new artillery rocket system to Poland

FILE PHOTO: U.S. military forces fire a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) rocket during the annual Philippines-US live fire amphibious landing exercise (PHIBLEX) at Crow Valley in Capas, Tarlac province, north of Manila, Philippines October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco/File Photo

WARSAW (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department approved the sale of 20 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers to Poland to strengthen security in the region and modernise the country’s military, the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency said. Poland asked to buy the HIMARS system, produced by Lockheed Martin, last year. “This proposed sale […]

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