Poland To Buy 8 Jet Trainers From Alenia Aermacchi
Poland selected the Alenia Aermacchi M-346 jet trainer for its pilot training requirement, with a deal for eight aircraft scheduled to be signed in early 2014.
Alenia Aermacchi beat competition from the BAE Systems Hawk and the KAI T-50 and covers a ground-based training system including flight simulators.
The deal also includes training, technical and logistical support.
The Polish ministry of defense has also taken an option for a further four aircraft.
Italy has also ordered the M-346, bringing total orders to 48. defensenews