2019 Programmes & Requirements Map

Eastern European countries are looking to revamp their air capabilities in light of the changing security context and the re-emergence of near-peer adversaries in the region. Ahead of this edition of the Air Power Eastern Europe conference, officially supported by the Austrian Air Force, Defence IQ compiled a map outlining ongoing programmes and key requirements from countries in the region.

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There are currently a number of high profile procurement programmes, whereby nations are actively modernising that include:
  • Czech Republic – acquisition of tactical combat drones to undergo ISR and close air support missions, procurement of two transport aircraft and the upgrade of the Air Force’s JAS 39 Gripen fighter aircraft
  • Poland – start of the US$48.9 billion Technical Modernisation Plan that will feature the following acquisition programmes: HARPIA, NAREW, CYBER.MIL, WISŁA, GRYF, WAŻKA and FLAME
  • Sweden – sustainment of six fighter squadrons that operate the Gripen C/D fleet through 2025, the replacement of the JAS 39C Gripen towards the end of the 2030s, the acquisition of new ground- and air-based sensors after 2025 and the replacement of the C-130Hs towards the end of the 2020s

Find out more about the 2019 Airpower Eastern Europe Conference here to discover our expert speaker panel and their presentations in the 2019 Agenda

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