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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Amid Russian Aggression, France Offers Subs, Cruise Missiles To Poland

Scorpene class SSKAmid tensions with Russia, Poland could soon buy new weapons -- namely submarines and missiles -- designed to help deter aggressors. France stepped in Monday and offered to supply the country with cruise missiles and submarines, reported Defense News.

Tomasz Siemoniak, Poland's deputy Prime minister and defense minister, had announced that the country's government planned to buy cruise missiles to go along with an intended purchase of three new submarines.

France said it would supply Poland with its cruise missiles -- provided the Polish government opted to purchase French-designed Scorpene submarines.

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