Prime Minister: We need strong defence industry, there is no strong army without it

Today's agreement is a milestone as it illustrates our objectives in ensuring security for the Polish army - said the head of the government in Mesko plant in Skarżysko-Kamienna, during the conclusion of the agreement for the recapitalisation of Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa S.A. with the amount of PLN 400 million.


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This investment will strengthen the company's position on foreign markets and increase its competitiveness against global defence companies. In addition, it will ensure  the capacity for industrial cooperation and supplies in the developing defence system of the European Union.

Mateusz Morawiecki emphasised that the concluded agreement is one of the most significant agreements that have been signed in recent years. As he added, a new good chapter in history is beginning to unfold for the Polish arms industry.

Additional funds will be allocated for the investments in Mesko, a company owned by PGZ. Investments in Skarżysko-Kamienna and Pionki plants will be supporting projects related to the production of modern gunpowder, ammunition and rockets up to 2022. The funds will also contribute to the increase of production capacity and the expansion of machinery and warehouses.

 


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