Rosomak To Supply More Rosomak-WRT Technical Reconnaissance Vehicles To Polish Army
On 4th of November this yr, an settlement was signed between the Armaments Company and Rosomak S.A. for the supply of one other batch of Rosomak-WRT (WRT for Wóz Rozpoznania Technicznego, technical reconnaissance automobile). The topic of the contract is the supply of 11 Armoured Personnel Service (APC) Rosomak within the model of the Technical Reconnaissance Automobile within the years 2024 – 2025. The worth of the brand new contract is 144 million PLN gross. The Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland already use 34 automobiles on this model, which have been deployed to the gear of the Polish Military between 2016 and 2018.
The KTO (Kolowy Transporter Opancerzony Rosomak, wheeled armored personnel provider) Rosomak (Polish for “Wolverine”) is an 8×8 multi-role navy automobile produced by Rosomak S.A. (previously Wojskowe Zaklady Mechaniczne) in Siemianowice Slaskie (Higher Silesia), a Polish Armaments Group firm. The automobile is a licensed variant of Patria’s armored modular automobile. The identify “Rosomak” was chosen following a contest organized by the Nowa Technika Wojskowa journal. The Rosomak changed the out of date OT-64 SKOT APCs and partially the BWP-1 IFV at the moment in service with the Polish Land Forces.
In December 2002, the Polish Ministry of Nationwide Protection signed a contract to purchase 690 Patria AMV automobiles, to be manufactured in Poland. The principle rivals of the AMV have been the MOWAG Piranha and Steyr Pandur. As a part of the preliminary order, 690 automobiles have been to be delivered in two fundamental variants: 313 fight IFVs and 377 transport-special base automobiles. In October 2013 the order elevated to 997 for supply between 2014 and 2019. The principle function of the AMV is its modular design, which permits the incorporation of various turrets, weapons, sensors, or communications programs on the identical carriage.
The Technical Reconnaissance Automobile is designed to assist navy items working the AMV 8×8 Rosomak. The crew consists of: commander, driver, two mechanics and a paramedic (optionally available). Building and specialised gear permits the crew to carry out diagnostic and restore actions in addition to rescue operations, whereas sustaining the power to satisfy the duties typical in battlefield resembling hearth or statement. The Technical Reconnaissance Automobile has all typical benefits of AMV Rosomak resembling: excessive mobility, swimming talents and the excessive stage of safety.
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