In 2020, the Croatian defense budget is continuously growing, and this year it will amount to more than 650 million euros. Croatia is turning almost exclusively to the West and NATO allies, both in the air, on land and at sea, in arms. The acquisition of four new UH-60M multi-purpose transport helicopters, Black Hawk, is continuing, with the last scheduled to arrive by 2022. These helicopters will over time replace all Russian Mi-8 and Mi-17 helicopters currently flying Croatian aviation. 84 Bradley infantry vehicle of variant M2A2 are also being purchased, and 60 of which will be in combat use and upgraded to the Bradley M2A3 standard… …with a 30 mm cannon, additional armor and launchers for TOW-2B, anti-armor missiles, and the other 24 the vehicles will serve as donors of the spare parts. An additional five coastal patrol vessels are also being acquired. These are coastal patrol vessels for the control of the waters of the sea, used peacefully for search and rescue at sea… …and in the war for the control of inland sea routes and for logistical and fire support. They are equipped with a remote controlled gun cal. 30 mm on the bow and with 2 machine guns cal. 12.7 mm in the stern, as well as 4 short-range air defense systems MANPADs. They are made in the Croatian shipyard in Split. In 2020, a new multi-purpose fighter jet for Croatian Air Force will finally be selected… after first bid failed at the start of 2019. to acquire an Israeli version of the US F-16 France offered used Mirage 2000 and Rafale Combat Jets. Italy has offered its used Eurofighter Typhoon from Tranche 1, which has little potential for modernization and is only used as an Interceptor Fighter Jets. The United States is offering Croatia its new F-35A and F-16 Viper Fighter Jets, Block 70/72. Sweden is again offering a new Gripen C/D version, the production of which has not been restored, so the used aircrafts or the new Gripen E/F variants are likely. Norway and Denmark are bidding on their used F-16AM combat aircraft… while Israel is again offering its version of the F-16 Barak. HS Produkt from Karlovac, in cooperation with FN Herstal, will produce cal. 7.62 mm FN Minimi machine gun… the latest variant, adapted for use in the Croatian Army, and will be produced for export to foreign markets. The Croatian armor will also be enhanced with an additional 20 Patria AMV with a UTMK-2 remotely controlled turret with a 30 mm caliber gun and Spike missile launchers. Currently, there are already 8 such modernized Patrias in the Croatian Army’s arsenal. New TOW-2B anti-armor missiles are also being purchased for Bradley infantry combat vehicles with a range up to 4,500 m and a penetration greater than 900 mm of homogeneous steel. These anti-armor missiles operate from above, onto the roof of a tank or armored vehicle. The cost of these missiles is about $ 85,000 a piece. Hellfire anti-armor missiles with range up to 8 km, with a armor piercing greater than 800 mm of homogeneous steel… are being acquired for the existing 15 Croatian Kiowa Warriors reconnaissance helicopters. The price of these missiles varies, depending on the version from $ 60,000 to $ 120,000 per missile.