President Andrzej Duda has signed into law a bill ratifying a Polish-US deal strengthening defence cooperation, signed in Warsaw on August 15 by Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the President's Office reported on Thursday.
My task as the head of the Ministry of Defence is to make the Polish Army grow in size, and this is happening, said Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak during the inauguration of the academic year at the Military University of Land Forces (AWL) in Wroclaw.
Jelcz and Wojskowe Zakłady Uzbrojenia (WZU), divisions of the Polish Armaments Group (PGZ), will produce tractor units to transport missiles for Poland's Patriot air defence system, PGZ has announced.
Raising defence spending at a faster pace could compensate for the GDP drop expected in result of the COVID-19 epidemic, National Security Bureau (BBN) head Pawel Soloch said on Tuesday at a conference hosted by the Defence 24 web portal.
The PAC-3 MSE missiles produced by Lockheed Martin are the main element of the future Polish air defence system. The new construction plant in Dęblin is in cooperation with Military Aviation Works WZL1.
Following a defence cooperation deal between Poland and the US, signed on Saturday, US media wrote that it paves the way to deploy more US troops from Germany to Poland, including intelligence and reconnaissance forces.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his August 15 visit to Warsaw will sign the new US-Poland Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) and meet with Poland's top officials, Polish President Andrzej Duda's top aide Krzysztof Szczerski said on Saturday.
US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, announcing on Monday the completion of the US-Poland Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) negotiations, said the deal will enhance deterrence against Russia, strengthen NATO and reassure the Allies.
The Ford Ranger, not the Nissan Navara, will replace the off-road Honker, announced the Ministry of Defence, which annexed the contract for the delivery of 485 new vehicles. The change is related to the closure of a Spanish Nissan factory due to the pandemic.
Archeologists say the discovery at the site of a future apartment block has thrown into doubt the long-held belief that the nearby city of Gniezno was the country’s first capital city.