In addition to gun handling, shooting and hand-to-hand fighting, trainees will learn how to make a fire and purify water, and how to find directions without using a GPS.
Mariusz Blaszczak, Poland's defence minister, has signed an agreement for the purchase of 48 light combat aircraft from South Korea.
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Poland does not assume a return to the national draft as there is no need for it and young people can be attracted to military service by good prospects and programmes, the defence minister has told a daily paper.
President Andrzej Duda has said that by invading Ukraine, Russia broke the taboo of a hard security border that has existed in Europe since World War II.
Modernisation of the armed forces is going to cost Poland huge money but the expenditure is necessary in the context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has said.
The ministry explained that the outlays would come from planned budgetary defence spending and non-budgetary money from the Armed Forces Support Fund.
Poland's Senate on Thursday unanimously passed the Homeland Defence Bill, with no amendments, passing it on to the president for signing.
The Sejm, lower house of parliament, on Friday, adopted a new Homeland Defence bill aimed at modernising and expanding Poland's armed forces in reaction to the Russia-Ukraine war.
Poland’s defence minister has taken part in a ceremony to establish the Cyberspace Defence Force, a brand new branch of the Polish Armed Forces.