NATO missions and operations

Admission to NATO was one of the strategic priorities of Poland’s foreign and security policy in the 1990s. Our participation in “Partnership for Peace” program since 1994 was a significant element of preparations for membership. . Poland achieved its strategic goal on 12 March 1999. Accession to NATO made our engagement in its activity more dynamic and resulted in our deep integration with its structures. Membership in NATO is still one of the main pillars of Poland’s security policy. In 2019 we celebrate 20th anniversary of Poland's accession to NATO.

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RESOLUTE SUPPORT

RESOLUTE SUPPORT

On 19th December 2014 President Bronisław Komorowski signed resolution on using Polish Military Contingent in mission "Resolute Support" in Afghanistan from 1st January 2015 to 30th June 2015. The main objective of Polish Military Contingent will be to advise, Polish soldiers will not participate in combat actions.
PMC Latvia

PMC Latvia

Poland, as the only host nation of NATO's enhanced presence, also has the status of a contributing state to eFP. The Polish Armed Forces are delegating an armored unit to the multinational battalion battlegroup in Latvia led by Canada.
PMC Romania

PMC Romania

The NATO Summit in Warsaw in 2016 was one of the most important event in the recent history of the North Atlantic Alliance. It showed the unity, cohesion and solidarity of all its Members. Warsaw Summit sealed decisions. Those decisions enhance security on the eastern flank of the Alliance by deploying multinational forces there.. They will increase the ability of the NATO to immediately response to emerging threats.
KFOR

KFOR

Under the authority of the United Nations (UN Security Council Resolution 1244) NATO has been leading a peace support operation in Kosovo since 12 June 1999 in support of wider international efforts to build peace and stability in the area.
PMC Orlik

PMC Orlik

The Air Policing mission in the Baltic States is carried out on the basis of a rotational system performed by successive allied states since 2004. As part of 49 rotations (Block 49) this mission is carried out by PMC ORLIK 8 from the air base Šiauliai in Lithuania with 4 F-16 aircraft from 31st Poznań-Krzesiny Tactical Air Base. The Polish Air Force has had the lead for NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission since 2 January 2019.
PMC Pulaski - SNMG1

PMC Pulaski - SNMG1

At the beginning of February 2019, ORP Gen. K. Pułaski joined the Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 - SNMG1- which currently operates in the area of ​​the Baltic Sea. Currently, the team consists of two ships: the flagship unit of the American destroyer USS Gravely and the German tanker FGS Spessart.

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