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.
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Poland will offer Ukraine a company of German-made Leopard tanks, Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, said in Lviv at a meeting with his Ukrainian and Lithuanian counterparts on Wednesday.
Military equipment manufactured in Poland, especially the Piorun (Thunderbolt) air defence system, has been attracting growing interest from around the world, the CEO of the Polish Armaments Group (PGZ) has said.
All 180 K2 tanks that Poland has purchased from South Korea will be deployed in north-eastern Poland, close to the border with the Russian Kaliningrad enclave, the defence minister has said.
Poland has taken delivery of the first of hundreds of main battle tanks and howitzers from South Korea.
Poland's President Andrzej Duda and Defense Minister Mariusz Błaszczak will attend a ceremony in the port city of Gdynia on Tuesday at which Poland will accept the first K2 tanks and K9 howitzers for the country’s Armed Forces from South Korea.
South Korea will deliver the first tanks and howitzers Poland has ordered by the end of the year, the Polish defence minister has said.