September 12, 2012 defpro.com
Berlin | On 10 September Under-Secretary of State in the Ministry of Defence (MOD) for Defence Policy Robert Kupiecki participated in annual international conference Multinational Ballistic Missile Defence Conference on missile defence organised by the US - Missile Defence Agency and Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
This year's - 25th edition of the conference took place in Berlin. Over 400 delegates from several states and representatives of armament industry participated in it.
In his address Minister Robert Kupiecki emphasised Poland's engagement in the development of missile defence systems both in national dimension - in the context of planned modernisation of the air defence system including gaining missile defence capabilities and in NATO dimension - building the allied common system as well as in the context of cooperation with the US - deploying the US installation on the territory of Poland.
Participation of representatives of Polish Ministry of Defence every year at the conference and inviting Minister Robert Kupiecki to give a speech during this year's edition underscores Poland's presence in the group of states noticing the rising significance of air and missile defence systems for international security.