UNROCA original report

Poland 2016


Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Exports

Category(I-VII) Final importer state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
I. Battle tanks Czech Rep. 60 T-72
I. Battle tanks Jordan 1 PT-76
II. Armoured combat vehicles Czech Rep. 7 BWP-1
II. Armoured combat vehicles Finland 2 T-55 - WZT-2
II. Armoured combat vehicles Germany 2 BRDM-2
II. Armoured combat vehicles Germany 1 Fuchs
II. Armoured combat vehicles United Arab Emirates 40 KTO Rosomak
III. Large calibre artillery systems Germany 1 Howitzer 120 mm
III. Large calibre artillery systems United States 20 D-44 Gun
V. Attack helicopters Cameroon 2 Mi-24
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers Bulgaria 12 9P148 Konkurs
VII. (b) Man-Portable Air-Defence Systems (MANPADS). Indonesia 14 Grom
VII. (b) Man-Portable Air-Defence Systems (MANPADS). Lithuania 10 Grom
VII. (b) Man-Portable Air-Defence Systems (MANPADS). United States 52 Grom

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Imports

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Military holdings

Category(I-VII) Number of Items Description of Items Comments on the transfer
I. Battle tanks 247 Leopard-2
I. Battle tanks 232 PT-91
I. Battle tanks 458 T-72
II. Armoured combat vehicles 1693
III. Large calibre artillery systems 515 Gun/How.
III. Large calibre artillery systems 291 Mortar
III. Large calibre artillery systems 199 MLRS
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 33 MIG-29
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 32 SU-22
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 50 F-16
V. Attack helicopters 28 Mi-24
V. Attack helicopters 18 Mi-2URP
V. Attack helicopters 42 W-3W Sokol
VI. Warships 31

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Procurement through national production

Category(I-VII) Number of Items Description of Items Comments on the transfer
II. Armoured combat vehicles 15 KTO Rosomak
III. Large calibre artillery systems 1 MLRS
V. Attack helicopters 1

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Small Arms Exports

Category Final Importer state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Switzerland 39
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Ukraine 60
2. Rifles and carbines Bhutan 2 AKM-7,62 mm
2. Rifles and carbines Canada 54 BRS-99
2. Rifles and carbines Czech Rep. 10720 AKM/AKMS
2. Rifles and carbines Iraq 200 AKM
2. Rifles and carbines Lithuania 25 Sporter kbk
2. Rifles and carbines Switzerland 63 Sporter kbk
3. Sub-machine guns Jordan 1 PM-06
3. Sub-machine guns United Kingdom 500 PPS wz. 43
4. Assault rifles Czech Rep. 200 Tantal
4. Assault rifles Jordan 1 MSBS 5,56 mm
4. Assault rifles Nigeria 7 MiniBeryl 5,56 mm
5. Light machine guns Czech Rep. 39 PKS 7,62 mm
5. Light machine guns Norway 1 OKM 2000C
5. Light machine guns Slovakia 4 PKT

Light Weapons Exports

Category Final Importer state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
1. Heavy machine guns Bulgaria 50 NSW Utios
1. Heavy machine guns Czech Rep. 26 NSW Utios
1. Heavy machine guns France 3 DSzk/NSV
1. Heavy machine guns Israel 1 NSW Utios
1. Heavy machine guns Nigeria 20 MG-UKM
1. Heavy machine guns United States 10 NSWT
1. Heavy machine guns Viet Nam 14 NSW Utios/WKM 12,7
3. Portable anti-tank guns Bulgaria 16 ZU-23
3. Portable anti-tank guns Czech Rep. 5 ZU-23
3. Portable anti-tank guns Germany 3 FLAK/ZIS
3. Portable anti-tank guns Slovakia 8 S-60
3. Portable anti-tank guns Viet Nam 1 AK-630
5. Portable anti-tank missile launchers and rocket systems Bulgaria 28 Fagot/Metys
5. Portable anti-tank missile launchers and rocket systems Czech Rep. 117 RPG-7/SPG-9
6. Mortars of calibres less than 75 mm Ukraine 50 M57-60 mm
7. Others Lithuania 8 SRL 2P25M2

Small Arms Imports

Category Exporter state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Austria 2400
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Germany 200
2. Rifles and carbines Germany 520
2. Rifles and carbines United States 6
3. Sub-machine guns Germany 60
5. Light machine guns United States 4

Light Weapons Import

Category Exporter state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
1. Heavy machine guns United States 12
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Germany 61
6. Mortars of calibres less than 75 mm Czech Rep. 59

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Departure of equipment from the exporter's territory

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