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are estimated as part of the modernization of the Polish armed forces, for the funds amounting to 44 billion euros, signed Defense, Mariusz Błaszczak, in the presence of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki a contract with the PGZ consortium and Bumar Łabędy modernization of battle tanks T-72.

In the period 2019-2025 more than 300 T-72 a major overhaul to be subjected and get modern visual, navigation and monitoring devices and be equipped with digital communication. This are provided 471 million euros.

Since 2015, a contract for the modernization of 142 Leopard 2 A4, which had taken over Poland 17 years ago from Germany runs. The conversion led by Rheinmetall - mainly carried out by Bumar Łabędy - is currently stalled, reportedly over unpaid delivery optical devices produced in Poland. The final was scheduled for the 2021st

Poland sees the two modernization as a way to build their own Panzerbaukapazitäten at the site Gliwice.

Gerhard Heiming