Posts tagged as Powidz

U.S. in Poland – Americans are afraid of the idea of a European army

Friday, August 30, 2019

Months after Washington and Warsaw agreed to boost the number of U.S. troops in Poland, questions remain about where they will come from, how many will eventually arrive and how long they will live in conditions that remind them of combat deployments, portal Stars and stripes reports. Poland has grown in strategic importance as Russia’s military strength has increased, potentially posing a threat to nearby NATO member states in the…

The first step towards a permanent US base in Poland

By Jonas Dringelis on Tuesday, March 26, 2019

NATO confirmed it plans a storage facility for US military equipment in Poland, as the alliance steps up its defences in the face of increased Russian assertiveness. The Wall Street Journal reported that the $260 million facility will be located in Powidz, some 200 km (120 miles) west of Warsaw, and will house armoured vehicles, ammunition and weapons for a brigade. The move is in line with Washington’s strategy for…

NATO Confirms Plans For $260 Million U.S. Storage Site In Poland

Monday, March 25, 2019

NATO has confirmed that it plans to establish a storage facility in Poland for U.S. military equipment, including armored vehicles, ammunition, and weapons to arm a full brigade. A NATO official on March 23 told AFP that a report earlier by The Wall Street Journal that said the $260 million facility would be located in Powidz, some 200 kilometers west of Warsaw, was accurate. The WSJ quoted NATO chief Jens…