“One of the news publications called the signing of a framework contract for the order of 1,400 Borsuk infantry fighting vehicles for the needs of the Polish armed forces as the largest project of the Polish defense industry in the last 50 years” Blaszczak said at the signing. ceremony.
The Polish Ministry of Defense is expected to announce the amount of the contract later, when negotiations with all suppliers take place.
Blaszczak promised that the Polish Army would receive the first four vehicles by the end of the year. Borsuk will have to line up with Korean K2 tanks, some of which Poland bought as finished equipment, and some of which will be built in a joint venture with a division of Hyundai.
The BMP Borsuk is an internal Polish development. As weapons, he uses a 30mm Bushmaster IIS pistol and a UKM-2000C submachine gun, a modification of the Kalashnikov submachine gun for the 7.62×51 caliber used in NATO.