MBDA, Bumar to Modernise Polish Air Defence

19 July 2009 (Last Updated July 19th, 2009 18:30)

Officials from defence contractors MBDA and Bumar group met in France recently to sign a framework agreement to advance Poland's ground-based air defences. The long-term agreement will enable technology transfers such as drawing elements of MBDA’s short-range VL MICA and medium-range As

Officials from defence contractors MBDA and Bumar group met in France recently to sign a framework agreement to advance Poland's ground-based air defences.

The long-term agreement will enable technology transfers such as drawing elements of MBDA’s short-range VL MICA and medium-range Aster 30 missiles with other major subsystems including the radars and the command and control systems developed by PIT and RADWAR.

Bumar group is a consortium of 22 Polish arms and military equipments providers for supply and export including PIT and RADWAR.

MBDA is a joint venture by BAE Systems, EADS and Finmeccanica.