Polish ammunition manufacturer Dezamet, part of the state-owned Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ), is to drastically increase its ammunition production capacity in order to be able to provide adequate supplies to Ukraine.
Source: Mateusz Morawiecki, Prime Minister of Poland, in an interview with RMF FM, a Polish radio station.
Dezamet, which manufactures ammunition for artillery, mortars and grenade launchers, is one of more than 50 arms manufacturers in the PGZ group.
We will launch new production lines at this and other ammunition production facilities," Morawiecki said when asked about Breton’s forthcoming visit to the plant.
"We want to increase our production capacity by several times as quickly as possible," he added.
The Polish Prime Minister underscored that he is counting on private firms in Poland to ramp up their ammunition production as well.
Background: On 20 March, 17 EU countries and Norway agreed to jointly produce and purchase ammunition to replenish their stockpiles and meet Ukraine's needs. »