Posted: 21.03.2023 13:51:00

Poland to deploy HIMARS systems near border with Kaliningrad Region

The US-purchased HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems will be at the disposal of the 16th mechanised division of the Polish army, which is deployed near the border with the Russia’s Kaliningrad Region – as stated by Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak, TASS reports


According to him, HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems will enter the division’s service this year. However, exact dates have not been announced.

Mariusz Błaszczak stressed that it is important for the Polish army to have weapons that have proven well during the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

Earlier, he reported that Warsaw would receive over 500 HIMARS MLRS from Washington.