Ukraine will ship aircraft weapons for Mikoyan MiG-21 fighter jets of the Polish Air Force.
The military equipment inspectorate of Poland’s National Defense Ministry reported on its website that the consortium formed by Ukraine’s Spectechnoexport and Poland’s WB Electronics won a tender to supply R-27P1 medium-range air-to-air missiles for MiG-21 fighter jets of the Polish Air Force.
The inspectorate said that the Ukrainian-Polish consortium offered the best options meeting all the technical qualification conditions.
The tender was announced in October 2015. The winner is to supply 40 R-27P1 radar-directed missiles.
Ukraine’s Artem produces R-27 missiles. It’s the leading defense enterprise in the country and the only manufacturer of medium-range air-to-air missiles of various modifications used to arm all types of MiG-29, Su-27 and Su-30 fighter jets on the territory of the former Soviet Union. (Interfax.com.ua/Business World Magazine)