The Czechoslovaks have extensive industrial base of their own that predates the closing of the Iron Curtain. They produce most of their small arms and infantry weapons, as well as indigenous designs of armoured vehicles, artillery, and transport. On top of this they also manufacture a variety of Soviet designs under licence, everything from ammunition to main battle tanks. They produced T-54/55 tank between 1958 and 1983, as well as producing T-72Ms in partnership with the Poles from 1981 to supply themselves, Poland, East Germany, and even the Soviet Union. T-72M had also been exported around the globe. The Czechoslovaks even produced the T-62 for export, but never used it themselves.