Poland to order 96 Rak 120mm mortar vehicles

IHS Jane’s is reporting that Poland is to sign a contract worth approximately 320-375 million dollars for 96 self-propelled 120mm Rak mortar systems.  The contract with Huta Stalowa Wola is reported to cover a five year time frame.

According to Janes:

Mozdzierz_RAKThe contract will cover the fitting out of eight mortar companies with the new Rak 120 mm mortar system, which is mounted on the Rosomak 8×8 chassis (a Polish-variant of the Patria AMV). In total the order includes 64 Rak M120K mortar vehicles and 32 AWD command post vehicles (also based on the Rosomak chassis). These are divided into two mortar platoons per company, each equipped with four M120Ks and an AWD, plus an extra two AWD vehicles for the company commander and deputy commander.

The first company set of equipment due to be delivered before the end of the year, with the Polish Land Forces expected to receive a further two company sets a year until the eight are delivered in 2020.

Article here.