Post by JustJohn or JJ on Jul 6, 2016 6:10:04 GMT -7
Poland Sends 150 Troops, Four Military Aircraft to Kuwait for Mission
Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz called dispatching Polish soldiers to Kuwait historical event for the country.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Poland, on Monday, sent 150 troops and four F-16 fighter jets to participate in reconnaissance operations as part of the international anti-Islamic State (ISIL or Daesh) coalition in the Middle East.
German army tanks are lined up after the NATO Noble Jump exercise on a training range near Swietoszow Zagan, Poland, Thursday, June 18, 2015
According to Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz, dispatching Polish soldiers to Kuwait is a historical event for the country.
"Your patrol flights, interaction with allies in the Middle East means that we will function as a single, supporting each other, mechanism," Macierewicz said at a ceremony to make the move in Warsaw.
The four F-16 jets will carry out flights to monitor the situation in the region.
I no longer listen to what people say, I just watch what they do. Behavior never lies. Winston Churchill
“That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.” Aldous Huxley
John and All - about NATO summit. The US committed 1000 troops in Poland. I actually agree that some international troops may be needed due to Russia's past aggression towards Ukraine. Russia may try to do the same and try to connect Kaliningrad with the rest of the country, so it is better to be alert.
My natural pacifistic nature need to fight with a reality of this world.
The pictures of Polish military equipment is good!