Locked content PGZ in consortium to deliver 40 drones for Polish Army

A consortium of PGZ and its units signed an agreement to supply 40 short-range drones for the Polish Army, the Ministry of National Defense informed. The contract value is PLN 789.7 million. Under the contract, 8 unmanned aerial vehicle systems will be delivered with an option right to buy 4 additio...

Locked content Army announces tender for four buses

The Second Regional Logistics Base (2nd RBLog) has announced a tender for the supply of four passenger buses for the army, informed 2nd RBLog in the tender announcement. The order for three buses is guaranteed, while for the fourth vehicle it is an optional order. Interested companies have to submit...

Locked content 100 Warmate drones for Polish army in 2018

So far, the army has received 20 pieces of Warmate loitering munition, 80 more will be delivered by the end of the year, Tomasz Badowski from WB Electronics, which produces these short-range impact drones said. By the end of the year, a total of one hundred Warmates will be provided, used for traini...

Locked content Polish army jet crashes near Warsaw. Pilot survives

A Polish air force MiG-29 jet fighter crashed near the town of Kałuszyn, some 60 kilometers East of Warsaw during a training flight. The pilot survived the accident by ejecting himself shortly before the crash. He was taken to hospital for further evaluation but did not suffer any major injuries. Al...

Locked content Poland to increase military spending to 2.5% in 2030

Polish government will introduce a bill, increasing the defense spending to 2 percent of GDP next year, and gradually increasing it to reach 2.5 percent in 2030. After it is passed by Parliament it will be in line with recent NATO regulations. Due to the increase in spending, Poland hopes to increas...

Locked content Polish army helicopter crashes in Italy. No casualties

A Polish PZL W3 Sokół military helicopter with six people on board crashed in northern Italy, near Udine. No one was seriously injured. The machine was flying as part of military exercises. It had five Polish and one French soldier on board. Few dozen kilometers after the take-off a fire started on ...

Locked content Poles do not want a military fight against ISIS – poll

Seven in ten Poles do not want the Polish army to be involved in the fight against the so-called Islamic State (ISIS), a recent survey by pollster CBOS revealed. The study showed that 52 percent of Poles are in favour of Poland supporting countries fighting the Islamic State, but 72 percent noted su...

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 ...