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Poland plans 7-year land modernisation

11th February 2015 - 16:22 GMT | by Tim Fish in London


The Polish Armed Forces (PAF) will upgrade and modernise their vehicle fleets by 2022 with PLN91.5 billion (€21.9 billion) of funds.

The priorities are three-fold and include the removal of the old tanks and APCs; modernising the Leopard 2A4 MBTs by procuring the Leopard 2A5; and procuring a new family of modular tracked platforms known as the universal modular tracked platform (UMTP) chassis, Lt Col Piotr Kosinski, a specialist in the Land Forces Inspectorate in the Polish Army, told delegates at an International Armoured Vehicles conference in January.

Further priorities include introducing further 8x8 Rosomak AMVs; and procuring new

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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