Poland is creating a special forces unit to protect critical infrastructure

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Poland creates special forces unit to protect critical infrastructure

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The Minister of National Defense of Poland, Mariusz Blaszczak, on Tuesday, August 22, announced the creation of the “Formosa” unit. – special forces of the Polish Armed Forces. This is reported by TVP Info.

The unit for the protection of critical infrastructure will be based in the city of Dzivnów in the West Pomeranian Voivodeship and will be responsible, among other things, for the protection of the LNG terminal in Świnoujście and the Baltic Pipe gas pipeline.

< p>"We are aware of the threats posed by Russia's aggressive policy. We have to reckon with various provocations, and therefore critical infrastructure facilities must be reliably protected, – Blaszczak explained.

The group in Dziwnów will be the third separate special forces unit of the Polish Armed Forces, the other two are based in the city of Gdynia in the Pomeranian Voivodeship.

The Polish Minister of Defense emphasized that "Formosa" belongs to a group of units consisting of "well-trained special forces who have been trained in the US with the "SEALs".

"These are people who have experience, who have participated in various kind of missions, training around the world, people who are focused on being able to protect critical infrastructure", – he emphasized.

Earlier BAGNET reported that Russia was recruiting saboteurs in Poland, among whom — Ukrainians.

Prepared by: Serhii Daga