13/09/2015 22:54

Future Cooperation between WZL1 and Roketsan

WZL1 and Roketsan have signed a memorandum of understanding covering future cooperation on a range of defence industry activities.

Under the terms of the agreement signed at the MSPO Defence & Security Exhibition in Kielce, the two companies will initially exchange business and technical information with the aim of verifying possible areas of cooperation.

The scope of the agreement is to formalize the intent of collaboration on products and programmes involving capabilities and solutions including, but not limited to the integration of 2,75” Laser Guided Missile “CIRIT” and Laser Guided Long Ranged Antitank Missile “UMTAS” on various types of platforms in the inventory of the Polish Army.

The MoU was signed by WZL1 Chairman of the Board, General Director Mr. Jan PIĘTOWSKI and Member of the Board, Commercial Director Mr. Zbigniew ŚREDZIŃSKI and Roketsan Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Erguder Toptas.

Jan PIĘTOWSKI said: “WZL1 is an expert and for many years have been developing and implementing the projects of different systems integration on the aircraft operated by the Polish Army. The initiative with Roketsan to integrate their systems on various types of platforms widens the portfolio of our activities and opens the door to be recognizable not only in Poland but also abroad. On the other hand our cooperation can be an incentive for future customers to be interested in our common work.“

Erguder Toptas said: Roketsan, is a leading company in defence for design, development and production of missile and rocket systems.“As Roketsan we have provided combat proven technologies on the precision weapon systems such as Laser Guided 2,75” Missile “CIRIT” for our worldwide customers. We believe the result of this initiative will enable us to expand and deliver our systems to friendly nations and also extend to further business cooperation between the two companies”