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KIO: VIP plane contract breaks the law

Poland’s National Appeal Chamber (KIO), a first instance body responsible for review of appeals concerning public contracts, said that the deal between Ministry of Defence and Boeing for delivery of three B737 planes which will transport top Polish officials was signed against the law. But it ...

Locked content Defense Ministry extends helicopter tender

Poland’s Defense Ministry has extended the deadline for the helicopter tender by two weeks, until March 27. The ministry said that one of the potential bidders asked for the extension and the government decided to grant it, rather than excluding the bidder. According to the organizers, the pos...

Locked content Poland announces PLN 4.6 bln artillery deal

The Polish government stated on Wednesday that production of new Regina artillery units, which will have a total value of PLN 4.6 billion, will take place at the Stalowa Wola armaments production facility. Prime Minister Beata Szydło and defense minister Antoni Macierewicz signed the agreement at th...

Locked content Gulfstream wins VIP aircraft tender

The Deputy Minister of Defense Bartosz Kownacki revealed that the Gulfstream 550 has been chosen to fly Polish state VIPs. Kownacki’s statement followed an appearance by Minister of Defense Antoni Macierewicz on TVP 1 where he announced that a plane had been chosen. The Ministry of Defense (MON) con...

Locked content Dassault and Gulfstream to bid on VIP plane contracts – MON

Two bids have been received for a tender for two small airplanes to transport people in the highest positions in the Polish state, the Armament Inspectorate announced. In the tender for aircraft to carry around a dozen passengers, bids have been made by France’s Dassault Aviation, proposing it...

Locked content Government to allocate 3% of GDP for defense – Macierewicz

Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz has announced that Poland must allocate at least 3 percent of GDP for “effective and independent defense of Polish territory.” “Expenditures on the army require at least 3 percent of GDP in order to rebuild it [the army] to such an extent ...

Locked content Defense Minister: Our part of Europe in real danger

“The part of Europe we live in is in real danger. Never before, since World War II, did we face such a situation,” Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz proclaimed in an interview with Rzeczpospolita daily, referring to tensions with Russia. The Minister emphasized: “Russia is...