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Army Europe air defense unit deploys to Poland for exercise

A column of military vehicles carrying a Patriot missile system, from Delta Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, arrives for a training exercise at Sochaczew, Poland, March 18, 2015.

A Patriot missile battery from U.S. Army Europe’s 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, or AAMDC, began arriving here, March 18, after a 1,200-kilometer tactical road movement, as part of a combined air and missile defense exercise with its […]


Poland seeking submarine-launched cruise missiles

Poland seeking submarine-launched cruise missiles

Poland is seeking advanced cruise missiles to equip three new submarines it wants to acquire by 2030, the NATO member’s minister of defence said Thursday. Tomasz Siemoniak confirmed on Polish public radio that Poland had asked the United States about […]


Poland and Latvia sceptical over EU army idea

Poland and Latvia sceptical over EU army idea

Polish and Latvian officials on Tuesday voiced scepticism over calls for a European Union army to counter a militarily resurgent Russia. “It’s a very risky idea,” Polish Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna told Poland’s private Radio Zet in reaction to Sunday’s […]


U.S., Polish forces hone interoperability skills

Polish infantrymen, from 3rd Company, 1st Infantry Battalion, 12th Mechanized Brigade, egress from a UH-60 "Black Hawk" during medical evacuation training at the Drawsko Pomorski Land Forces Training Center, Feb. 26, 2015.

On a sunny, winter morning, with the last of the morning’s frost dissipating into fog, U.S. troopers and Polish infantrymen met at the edge of the airfield here to await the UH-60 Black Hawk’s arrival and the beginning of medical […]


Poland to spend billions on defence amid rumblings of war in Europe

Poland to spend billions on defence amid rumblings of war in Europe

Looking east to the bloody conflict gripping Ukraine, NATO-member Poland has kicked off an unprecedented military spending spree worth billions to overhaul its forces as Warsaw believes peace in Europe is no longer a given. The escalation of tensions with […]


Four Polish MiG-29s Deploy to Lithuania

Four Polish MiG-29s Deploy to Lithuania

On January 8 four MiG-29 fighters of the Polish Air Force will land at the Lithuanian Air Force Base at ┼áiauliai to join the Baltic Air Policing Mission. The Polish contribution will reinforce the mission carried out an Italian air […]


Poland to buy armed drones amid Ukraine crisis

Poland to buy armed drones amid Ukraine crisis

NATO member Poland said Tuesday it will acquire combat drones as part of a multi-billion-euro revamp of its armed forces amid heightened tensions with Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis. “We will use these drones to defend our […]


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 […]


 
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