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Russia spy plane intercepted in NATO airspace: alliance

Russia spy plane intercepted in NATO airspace: alliance

NATO fighter jets intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea after it breached Estonian airspace, the alliance said Wednesday in the latest of such incidents amid tensions with Moscow over Ukraine. The Ilyushin IL-20 “intelligence collection aircraft”, which […]


Poland urges NATO to push ahead with missle shield

Poland urges NATO to push ahead with missle shield

Poland on Monday urged NATO’s new secretary general to push ahead with a missile shield system amid the West’s worst standoff with Russia since the Cold War. “We firmly support the creation of this (missile shield) system as a pan-NATO […]


Polish weekend warriors up in arms over Russian threat

Polish weekend warriors up in arms over Russian threat

Commandos sneak up on a fortress in southern Poland. Camouflaged behind sandbags, they fire their Kalashnikov rifles to free the hostages. But the fortress is really a school and the machine guns are fake. The bullets are blanks and the […]


Poland needs nuclear arms to ward off Russia: Walesa

Poland needs nuclear arms to ward off Russia: Walesa

Polish anti-communist icon Lech Walesa said Poland should procure nuclear weapons as a safeguard against Russia, which it blames for stoking the crisis in neighboring Ukraine. “Poland needs to stand up to Russia,” the Nobel Peace laureate, who spearheaded Poland’s […]


US Approves JASSM and F-16 Upgrade Sale to Poland

US Approves JASSM and F-16 Upgrade Sale to Poland

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Poland for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles and F-16 Operational Flight Plan upgrades, associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $500 million. […]


MBDA Signs 2 MoUs on Polish Air, Missile Defense

MBDA Signs 2 MoUs on Polish Air, Missile Defense

On 2nd September, at the MSPO military exhibition in Kielce (Poland), Antoine Bouvier, CEO of MBDA, signed two Letters of Intent (LoI) with Waldemar Skowron, CEO of MESKO and with Ryszard Kardasz, CEO of PIT-RADWAR, relating to the Polish “Wisla” […]


Raytheon, Eurosam compete for $7.9 bn Polish air defence contract

Raytheon, Eurosam compete for $7.9 bn Polish air defence contract

Poland said Monday it had shortlisted US manufacturer Raytheon and French-led consortium Eurosam as bidders for a contract to build its air defence system, which local media say is worth $7.9 billion. The defence ministry said in a statement it […]


Danish NATO warplanes land in Estonia amid Ukraine crisis

Danish NATO warplanes land in Estonia amid Ukraine crisis

Four Danish F-16 warplanes landed in Estonia on Wednesday, marking the first time NATO planes will be stationed in the ex-Soviet state and Russian neighbor. The aircraft and a supporting team of 60 people arrived at the Amari air base […]


Allies Enhance NATO Air-Policing Duties In Baltics States, Poland, Romania

Allies Enhance NATO Air-Policing Duties In Baltics States, Poland, Romania

Fighter jets from Poland, the United Kingdom and Denmark take over NATO air policing duties over the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on Thursday (1 May 2014) as part of enhanced collective defence measures agreed to by Allies […]


 
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