On 2nd February 2017, Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) and MBDA signed a strategic partnership agreement. This agreement opens the way for future cooperation between PGZ and MBDA in the area of missiles and missile systems. In addition, the agreement also envisages the transfer of modern missile technologies to companies within PGZ.
This applies to air defence as well as naval and air-launched missile systems.
The agreement provides a framework for the future cooperation between PGZ and MBDA regarding the missile programmes included in the Polish Armed Forces’ Technical Modernization Plan, especially the programmes related to a short range air defence system, codenamed “Narew”.
Under the agreement, PGZ Group companies will have the opportunity of cooperating with MBDA on missiles and missile system elements such as launchers, command and control systems, data transmission systems, support vehicles, system integration, programme management, servicing and training.
The PGZ Group companies which could be involved in the cooperation with MBDA, includes PIT-Radwar S.A., Mesko S.A., PCO S.A., Zakłady Mechaniczne „Tarnów” S.A., Wojskowe Zakłady Uzbrojenia S.A., Wojskowe Zakłady Elektroniczne S.A., Wojskowe Zakłady Łączności S.A., OBR Centrum Techniki Morskiej S.A., Huta Stalowa Wola S.A., Jelcz Sp. z o., Wojskowe Zakłady Lotnicze nr 2 S.A. and Stocznia Remontowa „Nauta” S.A.