EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Lubuska Dywizja Kawalerii Pancernej

Lubuska Dywizja Kawalerii Pancernej

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Lubuskie; Polnocno-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Żagań


Sector: Public administration and defence
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
84.22 - Defence activities
Number Employed: 180

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-01-2014
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 27-01-2016
Planned Job Creation: 2500

Additional Information

On 27 January 2014, the Ministry of National Defense announced that 2,500 jobs will be created at Lubuska Dywizja Kawalerii Pancernej in Żagań. It is expected that the unit will start recruiting in next few weeks. The job creation has to do with the purchase of 119 tanks and ancillary equipment from the German army. All Leopard tanks and equipment will be transferred to the unit in Żagań within two years.