Poland has finalised a cope with South Korean protection corporations Hyundai Rotem and Hanwha Protection to obtain navy tools and automobiles for the Polish Military (Wojska L?dowe). It additionally contains provide of ammunition in addition to related coaching and logistics help. The chief contracts have been accepted by Poland’s Nationwide Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak in Morag, Poland, on 26 August. As soon as delivered, the navy tools shall be operated by the Polish Military. Underneath this deal, Hyundai Rotem will ship 180 K2 Black Panther major battle tanks (MBT), whereas Hanwha will provide 212 Thunder self-propelled howitzers of the K9 household, within the K9A1 model.

Deputy Prime Minister accepted government contracts for provide of Korean K2 tanks and 212 K9 howitzers for the Polish Military

Poland’s Nationwide Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak mentioned: “From the perspective of Polish security, an important factor is that first copies of tanks and cannon howitzers will go to Polish Military this yr. Later this yr, 10 K2 tanks will go to Mor?g, and 24 K9 howitzers will go to the artillery regiment in W?gorzewo. Troopers of the Polish Military will go to Korea in October this yr to coach on K2 tanks. So, crews will return from coaching, and the brand new tanks will already be on the disposal of the Polish Military.”


epublic of Korea Army K2 Black Panther Main Battle Tank
Republic of Korea Military K2 Black Panther Important Battle Tank

The K2 Black Panther is a next-generation South Korean major battle tank designed by the Company for Protection Growth and manufactured by Hyundai Rotem. Developed as a contemporary substitute for many of the remaining M48 Patton tanks at the moment fielded by the South Korean navy, the K2 Black Panther combines an auto-loaded 120 mm major gun, superior composite armor, together with smooth and hard-kill lively safety programs. Mass manufacturing commenced in 2013 and the primary K2s have been deployed with the armed forces in July 2014. The K2 prices over US$8.5 million per unit, making it some of the costly major battle tanks in service, of any nation.

Republic of Korea Army K9 Thunder Self-Propelled Howitzer
Republic of Korea Military K9 Thunder Self-Propelled Howitzer

The K9 Thunder is a South Korean 155 mm self-propelled howitzer designed and developed by the Company for Protection Growth and is now manufactured by Hanwha Protection. On 17 December 2014, Samsung Techwin signed a cooperation settlement with Huta Stalowa Wola to produce K9 Thunder chassis for AHS Krab self-propelled howitzer. The deal is value $310 million for 120 chassis, which incorporates associated know-how switch and the ability pack. On 27 July 2022, Polish Armaments Group (PGZ) and Hanwha Protection signed a framework settlement to produce 672 K9A1 and K9PL. Supply will start between 2022–2026. Poland plans to construct K9PL regionally afterward through know-how switch for the second batch.