Hanwha Group and Poland are anticipated to increase their cooperation past military-related issues to the naval ship and house sectors.
Hanwha officers defined the present standing and a plan for protection cooperation between the 2 international locations such because the K9 Self-propelled Howitzer and the Cheonmu A number of Rocket Launcher in a gathering with Protection 24, a Polish navy media outlet on March 15 (native time).
Hanwha Aerospace signed a primary contract value 3.2 trillion gained (US$2.4 billion) to produce 212 models of the K9 self-propelled howitzer final yr, adopted by a first-batch contract value US$3.55 billion (4,655.8 billion gained) to export Cheonmu A number of Rocket Launchers.
Moreover, Hanwha Aerospace is in talks over manufacturing of K9 self-propelled howitzers for Poland whereas signing a fundamental consortium settlement for the conclusion of a second batch of K9 self-propelled howitzers in February. For the second quantity, Polish firms equivalent to Huta Stalova and Bola will take part within the native mass manufacturing of K9PL.
As well as, Hanwha Aerospace is getting ready to ship the primary cargo of Cheonmu. The corporate plans to cooperate with WB, an area protection firm in Poland, in hearth management methods, Yeltz in transportation vehicles, and HSW in system meeting.
Hanwha plans to finish the acquisition of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) within the first half of this yr and search to generate synergies within the enterprise of particular navy vessels equivalent to submarines. Particularly, if the 2 international locations have been collaborating primarily within the floor firepower subject, now they’re starting to discover the potential for increasing cooperation to the naval sector.
DSME’s enterprise areas are particular ships (warships and submarines) and business ships. The acquisition of DSME will empower Hanwha to safe the potential to construct particular ships equivalent to destroyers, patrol ships, and submarines and safe an built-in enterprise system that encompasses land, sea, and air protection merchandise.