Firepower in Eastern Europe: Trends and programmes map
In light of the uncertain security context of the region, the push for Eastern European countries to replace their ageing artillery capabilities and modernise current fleets is highlighted by a lot of acquisition activity. The focus is primarily on procuring systems compatible with NATO standards, and ones that enable a longer range target engagement.
Ahead of this year’s Future Indirect Fires Eastern Europe, Defence IQ compiled a map featuring updates on current programmes, key procurement plans and requirements for future acquisitions of the region.
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Top three benefits of downloading the map:
- Know top acquisition and upgrade priorities from countries that will be present at Future Indirect Fires Eastern Europe
- Develop business strategies by meeting the right people from countries having active programmes and key requirements at Future Indirect Fires Eastern Europe
- Gain insights into investment trends from your peers
By downloading the map, you’ll learn more about ongoing programmes and key requirements of countries that will attend Future Indirect Fires Eastern Europe, such as:
- Estonia and Finland – joint procurement of K9 THUNDER 155mm self-propelled howitzers from South Korea
- France – delivery of 27 NX70 micro-UAV systems to improve the detection capacities of the French Armed Forces
- Germany – plans for mid-life upgrade of the Army’s PzH 2000 and acquisition of new 155mm munitions for long-range target engagement
- Hungary – contract awarded for 24 new PzH 2000 howitzers and 44 new Leopard 2a7+ main battle tanks
- Romania – finalisation of the €1.2 billion acquisition of up to 54 HIMARS artillery rocket launchers
- Slovakia - €175 million procurement of 25 Zuzana 155mm self-propelled howitzers
- United Kingdom – US$ 38 million contract for the procurement of the Joint Fires Synthetic Training
Senior speakers from the US Marine Corps, NATO Land Command, US Army Europe and Bulgaria will also attend Future Indirect Fires Eastern Europe. To view the full agenda, please click here.
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