Poland will buy from South Korea 580 K2 Black Panther tanks, 670 AS21 Redback armored vehicles, 48 FA-50 fighters and other weapons for $7 billion

By: Myroslav Trinko | 20.07.2022, 15:58
Poland will buy from South Korea 580 K2 Black Panther tanks, 670 AS21 Redback armored vehicles, 48 FA-50 fighters and other weapons for $7 billion

According to Grandfleet, Poland will soon sign a contract with South Korea for the purchase of a large number of weapons. 

What we know

The contract is for $7 billion. It will include 580 modern K2 Black Panther tanks. Poland will receive the first 180 tanks by 2024, and the remaining 400 by 2030. In addition, the Poles are planning to launch production of K2 Black Panther tanks under license at their facilities. 

K2 Black Panther

In addition to tanks, the contract will also include 670 AS21 Redback armored vehicles, 48 FA-50 fighters, K9 self-propelled howitzers and KM-SAM Block 2 air defense systems.

AS21 Redback

No timeframe for delivery of all armament yet, but the contract is clearly for a decade. 

FA-50

Source: Grandfleet

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