The first units of the US high-precision cruise missiles Jassm Extended Range of "air-surface" class have arrived to the tactical air base Krzesiny in Poznan, Poland. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Defence of Poland Bartosz Kovnatsky, reports Radio Poland.
The Ministry of National Defense of the country signed an agreement on the purchase of modern American JASSM-ER and JASSM-type missiles, which can perform maneuvers at a distance of 1,000 kilometers and hit targets on the ground. With these rockets will be equipped F-16 fighters, located at bases in the city of Poznan and near Lodz.
As announced the US State Department that agreed to sign a contract with Poland, the deal "will strengthen the security of an important US ally in NATO."