Most of the 20,000 American soldiers and their equipment scheduled to come to Europe as part of the Defender-Europe 20 military exercise are already here, US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher said in an interview with the Wprost weekly published Monday.
Due to the spreading coronavirus, President Andrzej Duda has decided to postpone the annual briefing of top Defence Ministry and armed forces officials, the National Security Bureau (BBN) announced on Wednesday.
Companies belonging to Polish defence firm Polish Armaments Group (PGZ) and America's Rayhtheon have signed agreements related to the delivery of Patriot launchers to the Wisla air defence system, PGZ announced on Wednesday.
The high-tech aircraft will be at the forefront of the country’s air defence for decades to come.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak and US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher took part in a briefing on Thursday ahead of the Defender-Europe 20 military exercises that will see almost 20,000 US troops deployed to Europe.
During a visit to Lithuania on Wednesday, Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said the two countries are aware of threats and are responding to them jointly, going on to announce the establishment of a working group on air defence among other issues.
A delegation of Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Military Industries (GAMI) has visited dominant Polish defence contractor Polish Armaments Group (PGZ) for talks with PGZ management over industrial cooperation, PGZ informed PAP on Wednesday.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak on Saturday met soldiers of the Polish Military Contingent serving as part of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) on the border with Israel.
The Ministry of National Defence has signed contracts for the supply of 155mm shells to the self-propelled tracked howitzer Krab and 5.56mm and 9mm rounds to personal weapons, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak wrote on Twitter on Monday.
Poland will focus on expanding the Polish armed forces, both professional and the Territorial Defence Force (WOT), Deputy Prime Minister Jacek Sasin said on Sunday.