Poland is to acquire four additional M-346 jet trainers from Leonardo having exercised options placed earlier this year and taking its eventual fleet of the type to 16 units.

Valued at €130 million ($147 million), the contract also includes a support package as well as the upgrade of its existing inventory to the latest identification friend or foe system standard.

Polish M-346 pair - Leonardo


Deliveries of the additional aircraft to the Polish air force will run until 2022.

A total of 76 M-346s have been ordered to date by Israel, Italy, Poland and Singapore.

Source: FlightGlobal.com