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Lithuania celebrates centenary of the re-established Lithuanian Armed Forces: military parade to be held in Vilnius
2018.11.21
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On November 24 celebration of the centenary of the Re-established Lithuanian Armed Forces will take place in Vilnius. The main event – a solemn formation and parade of military equipment will take place at midday in Konstitucijos Avenue.

The event will be attended by top leadership of the country, military leadership, delegates of foreign countries, guests – representatives of 27 countries.

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Enhancement of EU defence has to be aligned with the existing NATO assurances, Minister R. Karoblis says
2018.11.20
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“We have to build upon the added value that the EU defence initiatives create as we implement them, and for that not only EU but also NATO allies’ engagement is simply vital - it is the only way to ensure that the EU-NATO cooperation is effective and initiatives are synergetic,” Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis said at the joint European Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels on November 19.

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Minister of National Defence R. Karoblis to take part in EU Ministerial in Brussels
2018.11.19
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On November 19-20 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis is taking part in the European Union Defence Ministers meeting in Brussels.

A joint session of European Defence and Foreign Ministers will be held and also a separate session of the European Defence Ministers. The session dedicated to EU-NATO cooperation will be attended by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

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Representatives of the Baltic states and the U.S. discussed regional security in Vilnius
2018.11.16
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On November 14-15 strategic level representatives of Baltic and U.S. institutions took place in Vilnius with attendance of Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defence of the United States Esther McClure, representatives of the U.S. European Command (EUCOM) Brigadier General Dawne L. Deskins, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs of the U.S. Department of State Michael Murphy, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Marik String.

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Vice Minister of National Defence underscored the importance of defence technology at an international defence technology event in Vilnius
2018.11.15
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On November 15 Vice Minister of National Defence Giedrimas Jeglinskas underscored the importance of employing business and scientific potential for defence technology development during the first ever international Baltic Miltech Summit 2018 military technology event in the Baltic states in Vilnius.

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Centralisation of National Defence System procurement boosted competition: bids are more numerous, claims are fewer
2018.11.14
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“According to statistics, our earlier decisions served the purpose and the efforts to attract as many providers as possible to National Defence System tenders are bearing the fruit,” Director of the Defence Materiel Agency under the Ministry of National Defence established in the beginning of this year Sigitas Dzekunskas said.

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Northern Group Defence Ministers underscored strategic communication at the meeting in Oslo
2018.11.14
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At the meeting in Oslo Ministers of Defence of the Northern Group agreed to strengthen strategic communication concerning military exercises held in the region in order to diminish Russia’s ability to use the image of NATO as a military aggressor in its propaganda.

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R. Karoblis to discuss defence cooperation with Northern and Baltic counterparts in Oslo, to attend security forum in Canada
2018.11.13
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On November 13-14 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis is taking part in the Baltic-Northern Group Defence Ministers meeting in Oslo, Norway.

The Baltic-Northern Defence Ministers will discuss the recently wrapped up NATO military exercise Trident Juncture 2018, security of the North-Eastern region, challenges coming from Russia, European security initiatives, and cooperation in enhancing Eastern partners’ capacity in security area.  

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Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States’ borders on November 5–11, 2018
2018.11.12
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On November 5 – 11 NATO fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states were scrambled twice to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation in international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

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Ministry of National Defence presents the Lithuanian Armed Forces in a new video
2018.11.12
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The Ministry of National Defence presents a new video “We are the Lithuanian Armed Forces!” on the occasion of the upcoming centenary of the Re-established Lithuanian Armed Forces. The 2-minute video offers a dynamic overview of services of the Lithuanian Armed Forces and the tasks they complete.

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