Locked content Three people injured in another accident involving military truck 

Three people traveling by car were injured in a collision with a military truck belonging to the Polish Army. The accident occurred on Tuesday on a county road near Świętoszów (Lower Silesia). It was the second such incident within a few hours in the area. PAP spokesman Pawel Petrykowski informed th...

Locked content Poland hosts largest military exercise in its 27 year history

On June 6, one of US Army Europe’s premier multinational training events, dubbed “Anakonda-16” was successfully started in Warsaw. The event is the largest military exercise carried out in Poland within the last 27 years. Anakonda 2016 brought together more than 30,000 service members fr...

Locked content PM Szydło signs military contract worth PLN 1 bln

On Thursday, Prime Minister Beata Szydło signed a contract for the purchase of 95 self-propelled mortar-carriers in Stalowa Wola, south eastern Poland. The value of this contract between the Ministry of National Defence and Huta Stalowa Wola (HSW SA) is estimated at around PLN 1 billion. The so-call...

Locked content Parliament in favor of ratification of military base in Redzikowo

With 422 votes for and three against, the Sejm lower house of the parliament authorized president Andrzej Duda to ratify the technical agreement on a US missile base which is to be located in the village of Redzikowo in northern Poland. The bilateral agreement, which associates the decision to locat...

US Airforce F-22 Raptor deployed in Poland for training

Two military jet fighters F-22 Raptor, the most advanced and the most expensive jet fighters in the world, have arrived in Łask on Monday to undertake joint exercises with NATO allies.”We continue to be concerned about Russian activity, which is evident (in Ukraine), and has been now for more...

Locked content Poland celebrates Armed Forces Day

President Andrzej Duda on Saturday laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Warsaw’s Piłsudski Square, celebrating the Armed Forces Day, a national holiday, which commemorates the anniversary of the 1920 victory over Soviet Russia at the Battle of Warsaw during the Polish–Soviet War...

Locked content President signs act on military expenditures

Outgoing President Bronisław Komorowski has signed an act that increases army spending to two percent of the GDP, starting in 2016. Currently Poland’s military expenditures stand at 1.95 percent of GDP, which translated into PLN 32 billion last year. According to the Ministry of Defense, when ...

Locked content US will preposition tanks and artillery in CEE

The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, Reuters quoted US Defense Secretary Ash Carter. Carter, during a trip to Tallinn, said the Baltic states, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, as well as Bulgaria, Romania and Poland agreed to hos...