The Polish defence minister has said that the Polish Army must be strong in order to be able to respond to threats and that Poland's record-high military spending is an investment in the country's security.
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.
The defence minister has said that Poland has been consistent in building Nato's resilience by means of developing its own army and through its regular training exercises.
The US Air Force's F-22 Raptor fighters will participate in a Nato Air Shielding mission over the Alliance's eastern flank, Poland's defence minister wrote on Twitter on Thursday.
Mariusz Blaszczak, Poland's defense minister, has received a letter from his Germany counterpart on what Poland feels is a broken promise from Berlin to replenish Poland's tank supply, a German daily has reported.
Poland will buy tanks, artillery and aircrafts from South Korea, the Polish defence minister said on Friday.
Poland has ordered 32 AgustaWestland AW149 multi-role helicopters for the Polish Army for EUR 1.75 billion.
The Suwalki Gap is sufficiently protected by Polish and allied troops, said Poland’s defence minister on Wednesday.
Mariusz Blaszczak, the defence minister, has been appointed deputy prime minister responsible for security issues and will replace the ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, who has stepped down to focus on party management.
Poland has told other Nato members that the bloc's budget should be increased in the face of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.