In late January, Poland will sign an agreement with the United States for the purchase of thirty-two F-35 fifth-generation fighter planes, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak told Polish Radio Three on Thursday.
Iran's admission to shooting down a Ukrainian airliner over Tehran on Wednesday is an appropriate move which confirms that an agreement is being sought and de-escalation is visible, Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Saturday.
Polish soldiers who are on a NATO mission in Iraq will resume their training duties soon, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Twitter on Thursday, quoting information from the headquarters of the NATO mission in Iraq.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak tweeted on Wednesday that there were no Polish military casualties in the attack on US air bases in Iraq, Al Asad and Irbil.
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.
A group of Polish army officers are to travel to Albania to assess the scope of aid it can offer to Albania after the country suffered a major earthquake.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak said after the NATO summit in London that "the security of Poland and the eastern flank of the alliance have been ensured, also owing to Poland's activity." The Polish president's aide said the summit confirmed NATO's unity.
The confirmation of Poland's readiness to maintain the dynamics of actions in NATO was one of the subjects debated by a consultative meeting on Friday called by President Andrzej Duda ahead of the forthcoming NATO summit in London on December 3 and 4.
A flag-hoisting ceremony on Poland's new naval patrol ship, the Ślązak, took place on Thursday in the northern seaport of Gdynia. The ceremony coincided with the 101st anniversary of the Polish Navy.
This year's military parade on Polish Armed Forces Day on Aug. 15 will be held in Katowice, south Poland, to honour Silesia's residents, whose participation in the Silesian Uprisings showed that they wanted their region to be a part of Poland, the Polish defence minister said.