Polish Army to get first batch of future combat vehicles for testing

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The Polish Armed Forces volition person 4 further prototypes of the caller Borsuk amphibious infantry warring vehicle, according to a spokesperson for the Armament Agency of the Polish Ministry of National Defence.

“As portion of the probe and improvement enactment astatine the National Research and Development Center, 4 further IFV prototypes Borsuk were contracted,” Krzysztof Płatek said.

In a tweet, Płatek added said that preliminary investigating of the existing prototype is nearing completion.


“Qualification tests volition statesman soon, and past negotiations connected the proviso of serial vehicles volition begin.,” helium said connected Twitter.

W ramach pracy badawczo-rozwojowej w NCBR zakontraktowane zostały 4 dodatkowe prototypy BWP #Borsuk. Badania wstępne istniejącego prototypu są na ukończeniu. Niebawem rozpoczną się badania kwalifikacyjne, a po ich zakończeniu negocjacje na dostawy wozów seryjnych. pic.twitter.com/3kTmOthQjz

— Krzysztof Płatek (@krzysztof_atek) April 27, 2022

Borsuk (Badger) is simply a modern tracked infantry warring conveyance intended to safely transport the unit and dismounted soldiers connected the battlefield. It is manufactured by a consortium led by Huta Stalowa Wola (HSW), a subsidiary of Polish Armaments Group (Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa, PGZ).

The Borsuk volition beryllium susceptible of navigating h2o obstacles by floating, it volition beryllium highly manoeuvrable, and it volition beryllium susceptible of operating successful assorted terrain and atmospheric conditions, with guaranteed due level of ballistic and excavation protection. The operation of the caller IFV volition marque it imaginable to transport infantry teams arsenic good arsenic installation of basal firing systems with cal. 30 to 40 mm cannon integrated with PPK.

The ZSSW-30 turret, produced by utilising the capabilities of the Polish industry, utilises solutions developed domestically, including but not constricted to the aiming and optical systems produced by PCO and the integrated launcher of the “Spike” anti-tank guided missiles, besides produced successful Poland.