On 9 May this year two agreements were signed in Bydgoskie Zakłady Elektromechaniczne „Belma” S.A. which belong to the Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa. The first is for production of armaments for the Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland, the second for acquisition of the licence for production of warheads for unmanned aircrafts Dragonfly. The agreements were signed in the presence of the Secretary of State at the Ministry of National Defence Bartosz Kownacki.
The subject of the first agreement, signed between the Bydgoskie Zakłady Elektromechaniczne „Belma” S.A. which belong to the Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa and the Arms Inspectorate of the Ministry of National Defence consists in production of 300 sets of MPD anti-landing troop mines and 75 sets of MPB-ZN off-route antitank mines. The value of this order amounts to PLN 9 million and the ordered mines will be delivered to the Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland by November 2019.
The subject of the second contract, signed between Zakłady Elektromechaniczne „Belma” S.A. in Bydgoszcz and the Military Technical Institute of Armaments consists in handing over to the Bydgoszcz company a licence for production of warheads (cumulative-fragmentation heads and explosive-fragmentation heads), as well as practice and training heads for unmanned aircrafts, i.a. the "Dragonfly" unmanned aircraft developed by the WITU.
The Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) is a leader of the Polish industry and one of the largest defence concerns in Europe. It concentrates over 60 companies (fields: defence, shipyards, new technologies), reaching annual revenues at PLN 5 billion. The use of the potential for polonisation of technology, close cooperation with Polish science and the emphasis on the R&D process, the PGZ offers innovative products for security enhancement. The PGZ offers i.a. very short range air defence systems with the POPRAD system and the SOŁA radar; the GROM mobile air defence system; the E-310 unmanned aerial vehicle system; the ROSOMAK wheeled armoured vehicle; KRAB artillery system with a self-propelled howitzer; individual soldier's outfit with BERYL carbines. The PGZ is also competent in designing, construction and providing equipment for ships. Moreover, the PGZ provides modernisation and servicing of vehicle, aircrafts, helicopters, ships (also the equipment of former USSR). In the coming years the PGZ will develop space and satellite technologies as well as cyber technologies.back to articles