Poland Hikes Defense Budget For 2013

  • 12:00 AM, September 12, 2012
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The Polish Ministry of Defense will augment its defense program for 2013 with a $40.22 billion budget which is about 6.7 percent higher than 2012. About 26 percent of the MOD budget will account for the modernisation of the armed forces about 1 billion more than in 2012. Poland is currently investing in ammunition, aircraft, tanks and repairs of armament and military equipment, building investment, purchase of ammunition, fuel, uniforms, fire-fighting means, medicine and food for mobilisation reserves, as well as Polish contribution to NATO investment programs. The MoD will continue planning its programs once the Parliament approves the budgetary bill.