Poland's new govt rethinks Patriot missiles, Airbus choppers

Poland's new conservative government may reconsider the decision to purchase 50 Airbus Caracal choppers -- a contract worth another three billion euros Warsaw announced in April it was planning to buy the Raytheon-made Patriot system, a deal valued at an estimated five billion euros ($5.3 billion), as well as 50 Caracal choppers — a contract worth another three billion euros. Now a question mark has been placed over those plans in the light of comments by Poland’s new defence minister, Antoni Macierewicz.

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