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    Strengthening Poland’s Armed Forces: PM Morawiecki in Gliwice

    Poland’s commitment to rebuilding and modernizing its armed forces has become a top priority, aiming to create the strongest land army in Europe while fostering cooperation with other defense industries. Premier Mateusz Morawiecki’s recent visit to Bumar-Łabędy, a critical armament facility in Gliwice, highlights the government’s dedication to ensuring national security and revitalizing the defense sector.

    With a record 4% of GDP allocated to defense spending, Poland is on a remarkable trajectory of modernization. The stable financial situation allows for substantial investments in advanced military equipment production, surpassing NATO’s minimum requirements and positioning Poland as a leading contributor to NATO’s defense expenditure.

    The recovered funds from VAT mafia enable the rejuvenation of crucial defense establishments like Bumar-Łabędy. This empowers the nation to safeguard the valuable expertise of Polish workers, engineers, and designers, who contribute significantly to modernizing armored equipment, including the state-of-the-art Krab howitzers.

    Increased investments in cutting-edge technology promote the growth of the Polish defense industry, leading to enhanced job opportunities and improved salaries for workers. Bumar-Łabędy plays a strategic role in producing, refurbishing, and upgrading armored equipment, including Leopard tanks, further strengthening the country’s defense capabilities.

    Poland’s relentless focus on building a formidable army serves as a deterrent against potential aggressors. The emphasis on domestic production ensures compatibility with NATO’s systems, underscoring Poland’s commitment to collective defense. In parallel, the augmentation of troop numbers, from 95,000 in 2015 to approximately 174,000 presently, demonstrates the nation’s dedication to achieving a target force of around 300,000 personnel.

    Poland’s pursuit of a robust, modernized, and expanded armed forces cements its position as a vital ally in NATO and a guardian of national and regional security. With strong investments in the defense industry, the nation is well on its way to achieving its goal of a dominant land army in Europe.

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