Top Accomplishments of the Ministry of National Defence Under the Leadership of Minister Antoni Macierewicz (2015-2018)

  • Increasing military expenditures to 2% of gross domestic product with an automatic budgetary rise to 2.5% by the year 2030 — as calculated utilizing the standards of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Preparation of the 2016 Warsaw Summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization decision for deployment of NATO troops in Poland and Eastern European Countries
  • Adoption of an agreement with the United States concerning the deployment in Poland of U.S. Army Brigades
  • Preparation of logistics and plans for an agreement with the United States to create permanent bases for at least one U.S. division in Poland
  • Initiating the construction of the U.S. anti-missile base in Radzikowo
  • Increasing the number of solders in Polish Armed Forces to 129 000 from 89 000
  • Creation of the Territorial Defense Force to fight hybrid threats
  • Relocating part of Polish Armed Forces from the western border to the east of Wisła River to enhance defensive capabilities against a possible attack
  • Establishing the world-class War Studies University in place of a previous institution; inaugurating lectures by Nobelists and other eminent persons, principally from the United States