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Airmed Forces o the Republic o Poland
Siły Zbrojne Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej
POL Wojska Lądowe.svgPOL Wojska Lotnicze.svgPOL Marynarka Wojenna.svg
POL Wojska Specjalne.svgPOL Wojska Obrony Terytorialnej.svg
Seembols o the Pols Airmed Forces. During the existence of the Pols Fowk's Airmy, thay are identical tae the seembols above but with the crouns remuived.
MottoGod, Honor, Fatherland
(Bóg, Honor, Ojczyzna)
Foondit1918
Current furmJanuar 1990
Service branchesPols Laund Forces
Pols Air Forces
Pols Navy
Pols Special Forces
Pols Territorial Defence Forces
HeidquartersWarsaw
Leadership
President
Supreme Commander
Andrzej Duda
Meenister o Naitional Defence Mariusz Błaszczak
Chief o the General Staff LTG Rajmund Andrzejczak
Manpower
Militar age18 years o age
ConscriptionNae (syne January 2009)
Available for
militar service
18,830,448, age 15–49 (2015 est.)
Fit for
militar service
15,583,917, age 15–49 (2015 est.)
Reachin militar
age annually
1,000,000 (2015 est.)
Active personnel120,800 (2018)[1] (ranked 42nd)
Reserve personnel75,400 Border Gairds and Police Prevention forces[2]
Deployed personnel1,175 (2019)[2]
Expenditures
BudgetPLN 45.379 billion ($12 billion) (2019)[3]
Percent o GDP2.01% (2019)[3]
Industry
Domestic suppliersPolish Defence Holding
WZM S.A.
PZL-Świdnik
HSW S.A.
OBRUM
Relatit airticles
HistoryLeet o Pols wars
Timeline o the Pols Airmy
RanksPols Airmed Forces rank insignia

The Airmed Forces o the Republic o Poland (Pols: Siły Zbrojne Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, abbreviatit SZ RP; popularly cried Wojsko Polskie in Poland, abbreviatit WP—roughly, the "Pols Militar") are the naitional airmed forces o the Republic o Poland. The name haes been uised syne the early 19th century, but can an aw be applied tae earlier periods.

The Airmed Forces o the Republic of Poland are the Wojska Lądowe (Pols Laund Forces), Marynarka Wojenna (Pols Navy), Siły Powietrzne (Pols Air Forces), Wojska Specjalne (Pols Special Forces) an Wojska Obrony Terytorialnej (Pols Territorial Defence Force) which are unner the command o the Ministerstwo Obrony Narodowej Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej (Meenistry o Naitional Defence o Poland).

Frae 2002 until 2014, Pols militar forces were pairt of the Coalition Forces that pairticipatit in the ISAF mission in Afghanistan led bi NATO. Poland's contreibution tae ISAF wis the kintra's lairgest, syne its entrance intae NATO.

Pols forces an aw tuik pairt in the Iraq War. Frae 2003 tae 2008, Pols militar forces commanded the Multinaitional Diveesion (MND-CS) locatit in the South-Central Occupation Zone o Iraq. The division wis made up of troops frae 23 nations an totaled as mony as 8,500 sodgers.

Citations[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. IISS 2019, p. 135.
  2. 2.0 2.1 IISS 2019, p. 137.
  3. 3.0 3.1 (PDF). 25 June 2019 https://www.nato.int/nato_static_fl2014/assets/pdf/pdf_2019_06/20190625_PR2019-069-EN.pdf. Retrieved 8 July 2019.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Further reading[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Remigiusz Wilk, "Work in Progress", Jane's Defence Weekly, 20 August 2012, and Jane's Interview, same issue

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