Honeywell, a world-leading producer of electronics, engines, and mechanical programs for plane, and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ), a Polish-state owned protection firm, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) concerning native upkeep capabilities of mission crucial programs and navy infrastructure tasks within the areas of engines, propulsion programs and car electronics for Polish Armed Forces. The memorandum will permit PGZ to assist and function programs pushed by Honeywell expertise by their full life-cycle. It would allow Poland Armed Forces to attain mission readiness and platform availability at a decrease value whereas rising native technical information of navy platform engines. As soon as the upkeep services are established, engines will likely be serviced in nation which can drastically scale back turnaround occasions and enhance platform availability. Poland has dedicated to the acquisition of over 250 Abrams M1A2 SEP v.3 from the USA of America. These fashionable principal battle tanks are able to attaining their objectives because of the AGT1500 Gasoline Turbine Engine powering the car and different parts which have been designed and manufactured by Honeywell. The partnership focuses on offering information and expertise which can permit PGZ firms to take care of and repair these items. The memorandum additionally consists of different platforms that use options based mostly on Honeywell’s product portfolio.

PGZ Group and Honeywell Signal a Memorandum

“Honeywell’s dedication to cooperation with PGZ in strategic protection applications is just not solely about rising capabilities of Polish Armed Forces, but in addition about bringing applied sciences, abilities and experience to the native Polish protection sector which may allow it in offering fashionable and NATO aligned protection options within the Central & Jap Europe area and past,” stated Mark Loughran, Honeywell President, Central & Jap Europe.


“This memorandum will permit our group to open the door to Honeywell’s information and expertise within the area of car and aerospace electronics. The results of our cooperation would be the capacity to work with fashionable navy ordnance acquired by Polish Armed Forces”, stated Sebastian Chwalek, chief govt officer, PGZ.

“Honeywell is investing vital expertise and assets in aerospace and protection {industry} round Europe, the Center East and Africa. Supporting clients within the area, like these in Poland, is paramount to this focus,” stated John Guasto, vp, Protection and House Worldwide, Honeywell Aerospace. “As we proceed to strengthen these key relationships, we’re proud to work with our clients to develop native experience, to enhance regional aftermarket assist, and supply quicker, extra environment friendly providers.”

M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3 (SEPv3)
Abrams M1A2 System Enhancement Bundle Model 3 (SEPv3)

Honeywell Aerospace services are discovered on just about each business, protection and house plane. The Aerospace enterprise unit builds plane engines, cockpit and cabin electronics, wi-fi connectivity programs, mechanical parts and extra. Its {hardware} and software program options create extra fuel-efficient plane, extra direct and on-time flights and safer skies and airports. Honeywel is a Fortune 100 expertise firm that delivers industry-specific options that embody aerospace services; management applied sciences for buildings and {industry}; and efficiency supplies globally. Our applied sciences assist plane, buildings, manufacturing vegetation, provide chains, and employees change into extra related to make our world smarter, safer, and extra sustainable.

Honeywell AGT1500 Engine
Abrams M1A2 Honeywell AGT1500 Gasoline Turbine Engine

The Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ SA) is a holding firm established by the Polish authorities to unite Polish, state owned defence {industry} firms. Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) is among the largest defence firms in Europe. The headquarters of this group is in Radom. The Group contains over 30 firms (together with Rosomak SA, Huta Stalowa Wola SA, Jelcz Sp. z o.o., Osrodek Badawczo-Rozwojowy Centrum Techniki Morskiej SA, Wojskowe Zaklady Elektroniczne SA, Wojskowe Zaklady Inzynieryjne SA, Wojskowe Zaklady Motoryzacyjne SA, Wojskowe Zaklady Lascznosci Nr 1 SA, Wojskowe Zaklady Lascznosci Nr 2 SA, the Central Army Bureau of Design, Wojskowe Zaklady Lotnicze Nr 1 SA, Wojskowe Zaklady Lotnicze Nr 2 SA, Wojskowe Zaklady Lotnicze Nr 4 SA i Wojskowe Zaklady Uzbrojenia SA, WSK PZL Kalisz SA, Fabryka Broni Lucznik Radom SA, Nano Carbon SA). PGZ brings collectively over 50 essential firms for the Polish defence {industry} – manufacturing vegetation, service services, in addition to analysis & growth centres. It employs over 18,000 individuals. PGZ is a producer of modern programs and options utilized by the Polish Armed Forces and allied formations.