The F-35 Will Revolutionize the Polish Airforce
The National Interest

In September 2019, the State Department approved a $6.5 billion deal to sell Poland thirty-two F-35A Lightning II stealth jets, along with training and maintenance packages. Poland’s intention to procure F-35s for its Harpia fighter program had been evident earlier in 2019.

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Poland to spend USD 133 Billion on Modernization of the Armed Forces. New F-16 To Be Ordered
Defense24.com

Head of the Polish Ministry of Defence, Mariusz Błaszczak, signed a new Technical Modernization Plan for the period 2021-2035, also covering the year 2020.

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Polish Navy seeks Multi-Role Helicopters
Defense24.com

The Armament Inspectorate announced that a technical dialogue has been launched with regards to a “Multi-role [Naval] Embarked Helicopter for the Polish Navy”. Most probably the aircraft would operate from the OHP frigates and ORP Ślązak patrol vessel.

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Not Just F-35s: Poland Has Big Plans to Prepare for a War with Russia​​
NationalInterest.org

In September 2019, the State Department approved a $6.5 billion deal to sell Poland thirty-two F-35A Lightning II stealth jets, as well as training and maintenance packages. The deal awaits only likely congressional approval.

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Poland and USA Guarantee Peace in Europe - US Ambassador​
NYTimes

Poland and the United States are leaders when it comes to guaranteeing peace in Europe, US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher said on Monday in Giżycko (northeastern Poland), where she was attending a Polish-American military picnic.

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Poland to allocate additional $55 bllion on defense by 2032: deputy minister
Reuters

Russia’s Zapad military exercises next month in Belarus and western Russia, the largest in years, have raised concerns fortheirlack of transparency, with NATO worried the official number of troops participating might be understated.

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 In Eastern Europe, U.S. Military Girds Against Russian Might and Manipulation
NYTimes

Soon after a United States Army convoy crossed Poland’s border into Lithuania during a major military exercise this month, two very strange things happened. First, four Army Stryker armored vehicles collided, sending 15 soldiers to the hospital with minor injuries.

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Poland to allocate additional $55 bllion on defense by 2032: deputy minister
Reuters

Russia’s Zapad military exercises next month in Belarus and western Russia, the largest in years, have raised concerns fortheirlack of transparency, with NATO worried the official number of troops participating might be understated.

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Poland plans Trump-era defense spending splurge 
Reuters

Poland’s new plans to nearly double defense spending and add a further 100,000 personnel to its armed forces seem, on paper, to be just what NATO allies need to counter U.S. President Donald Trump’s charge that Europe does not pay enough for its security.

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Polish president signs defence spending boost into law - National 
IAR

Under the plan, the Polish army is to be expanded to 200,000 troops, including 150,000 professionals and 50,000 from a new Territorial Defence Force.

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Poland to sign deal to buy U.S. Patriot air defense systems, bolstering defenses against Russia
Associated Press

Poland says it will sign a deal Wednesday to purchase U.S. air defense Patriot missile systems as it seeks bolster its defense against a resurgent Russia

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Poland plans to buy 32 F-35A fighters: minister
Reuters

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland plans to buy 32 Lockheed Martin F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Tuesday, amid the growing assertiveness of neighbour Russia.

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