Slovakia To Buy 30 Rosomak Armored Vehicles From Poland

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  • 12:39 PM, July 4, 2015
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Slovakia To Buy 30 Rosomak Armored Vehicles From Poland
Polish Army KTO Rosomak in Afghanistan

Poland has signed an intention letter with Slovakia over a sale of $32 million 30 Rosomak Wheeled Armored Vehicles.

The agreement was signed during Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico's official visit to Poland. The vehicle would be a combination of Polish armored modular vehicles Rosomak and a Slovakian gun turret.

Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz was quoted as saying by various media on Friday that the deal is a success of the Polish weapons industry. He said, "We want to promote Rosomaks not only in Europe, but also worldwide."

The agreement secured the employment of 3,500 people working at the plant in Siemianowice Slaskie, where the armored vehicles are made.

Rosomak has been used by Polish soldiers Task Force White Eagle in Afghanistan during the U.S.-led operation "Enduring Freedom." It was also in service during peacekeeping mission in Chad and Central African Republic.

Rosomak is multi-role military vehicle made by Wojskowe Zakłady Mechaniczne and is a licensed variant of Finnish Patria’s Armored Modular Vehicle.

Further, the Rosomak is powered by the Scania DI 12 turbocharged diesel engine and it is fitted with a central tyre inflation system. The baseline Polish Army Rosomaks are fully amphibious. On water the vehicles are propelled by two waterjets.

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