The shift from a Trump to a Biden White House will not disrupt Polish-American military cooperation, Poland's defence minister said on Friday.
Polish footwear firm Wojas SA has signed a contract to produce combat boots for the NATO Support and Procurement Agency.
The United States will cover the costs of training, equipping, and deploying US forces to Poland under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement between the two countries, US Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher tweeted on Tuesday.
President Andrzej Duda has called on Armenia and Azerbaijan to stop military activities and begin negotiations with the assistance of the OSCE Minsk Group.
The armed forces of Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine must cooperate and, in the face of the Russian invasion of Crimea, they need to draw conclusions and boost their strength, Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said in Lublin, eastern Poland, on Friday.
Poland's Senate, upper house, on Wednesday night voted for a law empowering the president to ratify a Polish-American military cooperation agreement, which foresees an increase in the number of US soldiers stationed in Poland.
The value of Polish arms and military equipment exports fell in 2019 by 20 percent according to a report released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday.
The military chiefs of staff of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries (Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary) met on Tuesday in Pruszkow, near Warsaw, to discuss joint training, cyber space operations and military cooperation in a pandemic situation.
Scientists at Poland's Military University of Technology (WAT) are working with doctors on ways to use thermal cameras to monitor public places to identify people with raised temperatures as a means to help in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on politics, the economy and the military, Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said in a pre-recorded video screened on the second day of a Washington-based think-tank's conference on Tuesday.