The first two 24.com articles are clearly sponsored promotions, but have a lot of good detail. E.g. detailing why it was worthwhile for the Turks tp partner with the Koreans to get it 'right the first time'.
- compare with Krab: over 20 years three guns, two chasses... OK, now it is a mature solution
But putting all three sources together, there is a need by 2028 to start rolling out 500-ish MBTs to Poland's forces
- who else will be as big a customer within Europe?
- the Poles have done it before. Their T-55 was much heftier than the original; the T-72 derivative is also a good one
- so can they be shunned, just to secure Franco-German workshares? Or, double the purchase and set up a second production line?
Tempest414 wrote:With the UK , Australia and Canada all needing to replace there MBT's = 300+ tanks