The situation in the maritime domain around Europe is under constant observation and the Polish navy is in a state of readiness, the country's president, Andrzej Duda, said on Friday.
Poland has signed a purchase contract with Sweden's Saab for a system to train naval crews in anti-submarine warfare, as Warsaw boosts its defence spending amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Poland has signed a deal with Swedish firm Saab for the construction of two radio-electronic surveillance ships for the Polish Navy, a spokesman for the Armament Agency has told PAP.
Holding Poland’s highest military decoration, the Gold Cross of the Order of Virtuti Militari, the Błyskawica has been described as being “a precious national relic”, not to mention a symbol of Polish heroism.
The operation to move the bomb, which was most likely dropped by Hitler’s Luftwaffe at the start of the war, began at 8am and took nearly six hours before it could be exploded.
A PLN 1.65 billion (EUR 430 million) contract for the delivery of four AW101 helicopters for the Polish Navy was signed in Świdnik, south-east Poland, on Friday.
This year’s event, which runs from 4 to 7 September, will feature over 600 exhibits, more than half of which will be from Poland. Delegations from 31 other countries will also be in attendance.
US Navy destroyer USS Farragut will moor at the northern Polish port of Gdynia's French Quay on Friday afternoon for a three-day working visit. She will sail on Sunday.