Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced on Wednesday that Krab howitzers will be produced at the Bumar-Labedy plant in Gliwice in the Silesia region (southern Poland).
The state Polish Armaments Group (PGZ), the PGZ-owned Military Automotive Works (WZM) and the South Korean firm Hyundai Rotem have signed an agreement to establish a consortium to produce K2 main battle tanks and their components in Poland.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, on Friday signed a decree defining the main development directions for the Polish armed forces in the years 2025-2039.
Poland has received another shipment of the tanks and howitzers it purchased last year as part of a series of large arms contracts with South Korea.
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South Korea's government last year officially approved Poland's export to Ukraine of Krab howitzers built with South Korean components, a South Korean official said on Wednesday.
The Polish Armaments Group (PGZ) has signed a deal to co-manufacture Korean K2 tanks and K9 howitzers, the company said on Friday.
Poland will increase production of Krab self-propelled howitzers both for the Polish Army and for export, Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, said on Wednesday.
Nine countries, including Poland, UK, the Czech Republic and the Baltic states, declared to provide "unprecedented" military aid to Ukraine after a Thursday meeting of their representatives in Estonia.