Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) and BAE Techniques signed a memorandum of understanding on bilateral cooperation for fight and restoration automobiles. The businesses are establishing a strategic relationship to supply the M88 Armored Restoration Car (ARV) and different fight car options to the Polish Armed Forces, if requested and agreed, to assist their Abrams-based heavy brigades. Each BAE Techniques and PGZ will increase the scope of their cooperation to assist Polish Armed Forces modernization initiatives and work towards securing crucial capabilities of life-cycle assist in Polish protection trade services. The primary space of cooperation is the M88 Armored Restoration Car program, which is a key a part of the M1A2 Abrams tank procurement program introduced by the Polish Ministry of Nationwide Defence earlier this yr. The M88A2 restoration car solutions the necessity for an economical, self-supporting 70-ton succesful restoration system for armored models.

Jeremy Tondreault, President of BAE Techniques’ Platforms & Providers sector stated: “Right this moment’s settlement underscores an vital milestone in our growing industrial cooperation partnership with PGZ and demonstrates our dedication to delivering crucial capabilities to assist Poland’s protection modernization efforts. The M88 program now provides us the chance to ship localization of sustainment providers to Poland. We look ahead to delivering the most effective, most succesful restoration and battlefield options to equip Poland’s Land Forces with the trendy, confirmed NATO platforms essential to protect European stability.”


Seated from left to proper are: Krzysztof Sola, Vice-President of the Administration Board, PGZ; Sebastian Chwalek, President of the Administration Board, PGZ; and Jeremy Tondreault, President of Platforms & Providers, BAE Techniques, Inc.

Sebastian Chwalek, President of the Administration Board of PGZ stated: “We’re dedicated to rising the worth and scope of our strategic partnership with each firm that’s concerned in Polish Armed Forces technical modernization applications. BAE Techniques has secured a significant foothold inside our Land Forces with the M88 ARVs and we’re engaged on securing a fruitful relationship, which is able to present high-quality providers for our troopers in addition to new capabilities for our services.”

The opposite fight car resolution included inside the scope of the memorandum is the Armored Multi-Goal Car (AMPV). BAE Techniques’ AMPVs are a household of next-generation, highly-survivable fight automobiles which give substantial safety, mobility, reliability, and interoperability to their customers. The AMPV shall be built-in with the U.S. Military’s Armored Brigade Fight Group (ABCT) and is tailor-made to function seamlessly alongside the M1A2 Abrams tanks. The memorandum between BAE Techniques, one of many world’s largest protection and safety resolution suppliers, and PGZ, a holding firm uniting Polish state-owned protection trade firms, underlines the progress of business cooperation between the US and Poland, creating better synergy throughout a wide range of initiatives.

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