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  • 10 December 2012
    Training & Education

    On Tuesday, December 4, the Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Norwegian Navy visited the Polish naval forces. Vice Admiral Bernt Grimstvedt met with the Commander of the Polish Navy Vice Admiral (three star) Tomasz Mathea and visited the 3rd Flotilla of Ships, Divers Training Centre and the Naval Academy. After the welcoming ceremony in front of […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Polish Navy’s new vessel ORP Ślązak has been christened on July 2, 2015 in Gdynia at the site of Stocznia Marynarki Wojennej S.A. The vessel, first modern patrol vessel in Poland based on MEKO® A-100 design by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, is scheduled to be handed over to the Navy at the end of 2016. ORP […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Republic of Kazakhstan Naval Forces Commander Rear Admiral Zhandarbek Zhanzakov visited Polish Navy. During his visit Rear Admiral Zhandarbek spoke with Commander-in-Chief of Polish Navy Vice Admiral (three star) Tomasz Mathea, visited Polish Naval Academy and Polish Army’s Diving Training Center. Kazakhstan Naval Forces Commander begun his visit on Wednesday, 27 June, from participating in […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Training & Education

    From February 15th to 21st, Royal Navy Flagship HMS “Bulwark” was visiting Poland. Two days before entering the port of Gdynia the Flagship was cooperating with the Polish Navy along the Polish coast. On Friday (Feb. 17th at 10 AM), HMS “Bulwark” entered Gdynia. During the weekend the ship was visited by more than 4000 […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with the Naval Shipyard S.A. in Gdynia, Poland. The agreement provides a basis for cooperation to jointly offer naval solutions, including submarines, for the Polish Navy under the order of the Polish Ministry of National Defence. In an announcement made by Saab, the company […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Training & Education

    On Wednesday, 10th of July, Ambassador of Japan H.E. Makoto Yamanaka will pay a visit in the Polish Navy, Gdynia. During the visit he will meet with Commander in Chief of the Polish Navy – Vice Admiral Tomasz Mathea. One of the most important topic of the Polish-Japanese talks will be the visit in Poland […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Polish Naval Port Gdynia contracted Sweden’s Saab for the maintenance and logistic support of the Polish Navy’s RBS15 Mk3 surface-to-surface missile system. Saab received this contract after partnering with Polish defense company MESKO, a member of Polish Armament Group (PGZ), last year. The contract includes scheduled maintenance of the missile system and additional ILS in the form of training […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Training & Education

    On Sunday and Monday (April 14 and 15) Polish Navy’s Honor Guard and Orchestra took part in 71 anniversary of the fight for Malta’s independence. The Polish delegation was led by minister Jan Stanislaw Ciechanowski – the head of the Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression. The Polish Navy Commander-in-Chief vice admiral (three […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Swedish defense contractor Saab has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Polish defense company Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) under which the two companies will work together on the planning and delivery of Polish naval programs, including surface ship and submarine construction for the Polish Navy and export customers. Earlier this year Saab and PGZ signed a […]

  • 29 June 2016

    German and Polish Navy chiefs have set up a joint “Submarine Operating Authority” bringing the two countries’ navies closer together and transcending traditional strategic reservations often linked to submarine missions. As the agreement outlines, the newly set up ‘task group’ will be part of the German “Maritime Operations Centre” (MOC) and will control both German and Polish Navy […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Canada’s OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has entered into a strategic partnership with Poland-based naval shipyard PGZ Stocznia Wojenna Shipyard (PGZ SW) to provide integrated navigation and tactical systems (INTS) to the Polish Navy. As informed, the first contract is for the navy’s Kormoran program, the minehunters Albatros and Mewa. “We are very pleased to be […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    From 3rd to 6th July, Polish Navy’s hydrographic ship ORP Arctowski will present its equipment and capabilities during 6th International Maritime Defence Show in Saint Petersburg. Polish Navy Commander-in-Chief vice admiral (three star) Tomasz Mathea will visit Russia for the Show. During the four-day stay in Sankt Petersburg the ship will be open to public. […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Polish Navy Commander-in-Chief vice admiral (three star) Tomasz Mathea went to Finland for a two-day working visit. Mutual cooperation perspectives for both navies was the main subject for discussion. Polish Navy Commander-in-Chief met with the Commander-in-Chief of the Finnish Naval Forces rear admiral Veli-Jukka Pennala. Finland presented the organizational structure and tasks of their naval […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The region comes to a crisis and United Nations Security Council is adopting a resolution legitimizing the international group of ships to come into the region and stabilize the situation. This is the basic assumption for the scenario of this year’s BALTOPS exercise. Eight Polish Navy ships, two helicopters and one patrol aircraft are taking […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Between 27-29 June the 12th Baltic Military Fair “BALT MILITARY EXPO” was held in Gdansk. Polish Navy has prepared a presentation of ships and maritime rescue. Transport-and-landing ship ORP “Lublin”, minehunter ORP “Flaming” and hydrographic ship ORP “Arctowski” were presented to the public in the city center. A dynamic presentation of rocket ship ORP “Orkan” […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After concluding exercises and at sea maneuvers with Lithuanian Navy units, ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group One (SNMG1) started a series of naval exercises with the Polish Navy in the Baltic Sea. The exercise got underway on Monday and included a number of basic and advanced maritime operations, from facing asymmetrical threats to warfare against […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Sweden’s Saab and Polish defense company MESKO, a member of Polish Armament Group (PGZ), have entered a teaming agreement for long-term maintenance and support of the Polish Navy’s RBS15 Mk3 surface-to-surface missile system. Contracted in 2006, the RBS15 Mk3 is in service on-board the Polish Navy’s Orkan-class fast attack craft. The teaming agreement, which was signed in […]

  • 4 February 2013

    Expanding cooperation in the field of maritime security was the main subject of the German – Polish bilateral talks held between January 29 and 31 in Gdynia (Poland). Vice admiral Ryszard Demczuk, Deputy Commander of the Polish Navy and Rear admiral Jürgen Mannhardt, responsible for development of the German Navy, were leading the delegations. During […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Polish Navy’s second Kormoran II-class minehunter was launched in a ceremony at Remontowa Shipbuilding on October 10. Albatros (hull number 602) was launched a little over a year after a steel-cutting ceremony marked the start of the ship’s construction in September 2018. In addition to the Albatros launch, the keel for the third ship […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Nauta Shiprepair Yard was present at Balt-Military-Expo 2012 organised in Centrum Targowym MTG SA in Gdańsk. During the fairs lasting from 27th to 29th June, numerous promising talks in respect of the security and defence at sea were carried out. Participation of our Yard in the fairs ended with great success. We have been presented […]

  • 9 April 2019

    The Polish government has signed an EUR 90 million offset agreement with Leonardo MW which will precede a contract for the delivery of AW101 helicopters for the Polish Navy’s anti-submarine warfare and search and rescue operations. While the helicopters will be delivered from the Leonardo MW Yeovil facility in the UK, the offset agreement will […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Polish Navy’s six new multi-role tugs will all feature Schottel propulsion solutions, the German manufacturer said. Bolko, the first of six tugs built by Remontowa Shipyard in Poland has recently been delivered to the Polish Navy. Further five tugs – Gniewko, Mieszko, Semko, Leszko and Przemko – are scheduled for delivery in the near […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Equipment & technology

    The Hydrographic Office of the Polish Navy (HOPN), responsible for navigation, hydrography, oceanography and meteorology of Polish waters and areas of operational significance for the Polish Navy, makes a change in management of their navigational data. HOPN has been using CARIS desktop applications for electronic navigational chart (ENC) and paper chart production for over 15 years and is […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Polish Navy’s 95-meter offshore patrol vessel ORP Slazak got underway from Gdynia to start her first sea trials, 17 years after construction on the ship got underway. The Polish Navy hopes to receive the vessel by March 2019 when acceptance trials are expected to be completed and the vessel handed over to the navy. […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Polish shipyard Naval Shipyard Gdynia S.A. held sea trials for rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) that will be on board the Polish Navy’s patrol vessel ORP Ślązak on January 14. The ORP Ślązak is the first Polish-built modern patrol vessel in 21 years. Based on the MEKO® A-100 design by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, the vessel was  christened on […]

  • 18 January 2013

    On Thursday, January 17th, the Polish Navy assumed command over Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One. ORP ‘Kontradmiral Xawery Czernicki’ became the flagship of the Group and Cdr Piotr Sikora (Polish Navy) was appointed as the Commander of the SNMCMG1. The official Change of Command Ceremony took place at Naval Port in Gdynia, alongside the […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Polish shipbuilder Remontowa Shipbuilding SA has laid the keel for the first of six tugs to be built for the Polish Navy under a contract signed in June 2017. The first tug, bearing pennant number 860/1, started construction in November 2017 when the first steel was cut. The tugs will be used for port tasks, […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Search for damaged submarine and crew rescue  was the main subject of the Polish-Swedish exercise codename NORTHERN CROWN 2012. The NSRS (the NATO Submarine Rescue System) is also used during the exercise serials. Ships from both Navies train sub crew evacuation, rescue techniques, all with assistance of underwater rescue vehicle. Northern Crown 2012 is the […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Polish Navy decommissioned the first of its four Kobben-class submarines – ORP Kondor – in a ceremony at the naval port in Gdynia on December 20. With 50 years of service behind them, the remaining three submarines in the class are also set to be decommissioned in the near future. Kondor and its sister […]