Sunday, September 27, 2020

Poland looks to buy new Homar-300 tactical missile system

Polish Ministry of Defence looks to buy new Homar-300 tactical missile system developed by Huta Stalowa Wola (HSW) and Lockheed Martin Company.

The Homar-300 tactical missile system with 300 km range will be contracted in 2017, that was reported by Zespół Badań i Analiz Militarnych.

The Polish Ministry of Defence (MoD) planned to purchase sixty WR-300 launchers by 2022. These would form a rocket artillery battalion operations module (Dywizjonowy Modul Ogniowy, DMO), divided into three Homar combat modules, plus on training module. Traning module will form 6 Homar’s and they will be in CSAiU in Torun. The Polish Armed Forces, announced the first WR-300 MRL systems will be delivered to the land forces in 2018.

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The self-propelled wheeled WR-300 Homar will be based on wheeled Jelcz 6×6 truck chassis. It would have a surface-to-surface capability at a range of up to 300 km, compared with the 40 km range of the wheeled WR-40 Langusta MRLs currently used by the Polish Army.

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