Between 1stt and 4th September, the International Defence Industry Exhibition took place in Kielce. 568 exhibitors from 30 countries presented their products on over 27 thousand sqm. Official delegations of ministries responsible for defence policies arrived from 58 countries.
Huta Stalowa Wola S.A. welcomed guests at its stand being part of the stand of the Polish Armaments Group. Visitors were able to see the following products of HSW S.A.: 155 mm self-propelled gun-howitzer “Krab” on new chassis with hydro-pneumatic suspension, with “power-pack” type drivetrain and power of 1000hp, 155 mm self-propelled light howitzer “Kryl” on 6×6 chassis from Jelcz Sp. z o.o., remotely controlled turret system with 30 mm gun and SPIKE missile launcher, integrated with wheeled armoured transporter, and 120 mm self-propelled mortar “Rak” on wheeled as well as tracked chassis.
In the finale of the Exhibition, HSW won two awards: Award of the President of the Republic of Poland for the product best serving the purpose of safety improvement of Polish Armed Forces soldiers – for remotely controlled turret system with 30 mm gun and SPIKE missile launcher, integrated with wheeled armoured transporter, and the DEFENDER award for 155 mm self-propelled howitzer “Kryl” on chassis from Jelcz Sp. z o.o.