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Poland, Korea launch K9 tech transfer

1st November 2017 - 13:30 GMT | by Michal Jarocki in Warsaw


Polish company Huta Stalowa Wola (HSW) and Korean defence firm Hanwha Land Systems have formally begun the technology transfer process to enable production of K9 self-propelled howitzer (SPH) chassis directly in Poland. 

The first phase of the transfer - which was confirmed at the recent Seoul ADEX 2017 exhibition - will see selected parts of the K9 chassis, including elements of the drive system, manufactured in Poland. 

Those components will be used in the assembly process of another batch of 24 Krab 155mm tracked howitzers, which are supposed to form the second Regina artillery squadron. Delivery to the Army

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Michal Jarocki


Michal Jarocki

Michal Jarocki is a Shephard correspondent based in Warsaw, Poland. He is reporting on military …

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