Infantry Weapons

Poland seeks 120 mm APFSDS tank ammunition

21 July 2017

The Polish Armament Inspectorate has announced a technical dialogue (request for information) for 120 mm x 570 armour-piercing fin-stabilised discarding sabot (APFSDS) tank ammunition. Poland seeks to acquire combat rounds as well as cut-away, drill and training cartridges. The new ammunition is for use in the Rheinmetall 120 mm gun in Polish Leopard 2A4s, including those upgraded to the 2PL version, and 2A5 tanks. It will replace German-made DM33A2 APFSDS-T rounds currently in use.

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