Polish authorities will increase the size of the army by 2.5 times due to the Russian threat

Polish authorities will increase the size of the army by 2.5 times due to the Russian threat

Polish authorities will increase the size of the army by 2.5 times because of the Russian threat

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Head of  the ruling party in Poland "Law and Justice" Yaroslav Kachinsky said that the authorities want to expand the country's army from & nbsp; 150 thousand to & nbsp; 400 thousand military. It is reported by  Visegrád 24.

It is also planned to purchase HIMARS multiple rocket launchers in the size of 500 pieces, 32 F-35 fighters, 250 Abrams tanks of the latest version M1A2 SEPv3, 8 ZKR Patriot.

According to Kaczyński, such measures are needed in order to be able to counter the Russian threat if necessary.

Earlier, BAGNET reported that the Minister of Defense of Poland  ;Mariusz Blaszczak an declared the country desire to host a NATO battlegroup on its territory.

Prepared by: Sergei Daga