Go to starting pageSitemap   Lietuviškai For the disabled Mobile version

  

 

News archive (2017 - 03)

Chief of Defence of Latvia is visiting Lithuania, bilateral cooperation, security situation in the region and information threats are discussed
2017.03.30
img

“Lithuania and Latvia share many military interests – we have to take the NATO enhanced Forward Presence units deployed in the Baltics as a generic factor, we have to foresee possibilities of using them together, and what is most important, we have to coordinate at the maximum defence plans of our countries and the entire region,” Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas said at a meeting with his Latvian counterpart Major General Leonīds Kalninš on March 30.

null
Minister of National Defence and Chief of Defence of Lithuania will discuss further cooperation with Chief of Defence of Latvia
2017.03.29
img

On March 30-31 Chief of Defence of the Republic of Latvia Major General Leonīds Kalninš will be conducting a visit in Lithuania. He will meet with Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis, Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas, representatives of the Ministry of National Defence and the Lithuanian Armed Forces.

null
NATO is good for Lithuania, but Lithuania is also good for NATO, Minister of National Defence R.Karoblis says
2017.03.29
img

“NATO remains and important guarantee of Lithuania’s security,” Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis says and underscores that Lithuania’s NATO membership is good for NATO too.

 

Over the 13 years of membership Lithuania has become a full-fledged and reliable member of the world’s strongest defence alliance and is contribute to all three main NATO tasks: collective defence, crisis management, and security cooperation.

null
Minister R. Karoblis met with high-level U.S. security and defence experts
2017.03.29
img

On March 28 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis met with high-level U.S. experts of security and defence. The Minister underlined the complexity of security threats surrounding the Baltic region, and presented priorities of the Lithuanian Government in strengthening national defence.

null
Cyber security discussed with Sweden’s representatives
2017.03.28
img

On March 28 Lithuanian and Swedish cyber security was discussed at the Ministry of National Defence of Lithuania. Vice Minister of National Defence Edvinas Kerza and Head of the National Cyber Security Centre Rimtautas Černiauskas presented Lithuania’s cyber security policy to Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden in Lithuania HE Maria Christinai Lundqvist, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden in Latvia HE Henrik Landerholm, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden in Estonia HE Anders Ljunggren, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, and Defence Attaché of Sweden to Lithuania Ö.Ström. Status quo in the area was presented and potential future cyber security challenges were also discussed.

null
Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States’ borders on March 20-26, 2017
2017.03.27
img

In the period from March 20 to 26 NATO fighter aircraft conducting the Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states were scrambled twice to intercept military aircraft of the Russian Federation in international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

null
Lithuanian Vessel Boarding Team are heading for the area of EU-led operation SOPHIA aboard German ship
2017.03.24
img

This week Lithuanian Vessel Boarding Team left Kiel Seaport in Germany aboard FGS Rhein for the area of EUNAVFOR MED Operation SOPHIA in the Mediterranean. The ship is planned to reach the destination by the end of March.

 

Prior to the departure the Lithuanian Vessel Boarding Team underwent a two-week training together with the crew of FGS Rhein. “A German Vessel Protection Team that have already been deployed to SOPHIA shared experience, a separate training was arranged for our team at sea and with assault boats,” Commander of the Lithuanian Vessel Protection Team Lieutenant Junior Grade Vytenis Bučius said.

null
National defence leadership met with Germany’s Chief of Staff General V. Wieker
2017.03.24
img

“Lithuania highly appreciates efforts of Germany and other Allies to step up deterrence and collective defence in the Baltic region. Germany as the framework nation for the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battlegroup makes history to us. We are in good hands,” Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis said at a meeting with the Chief of Staff of Germany General Volker Wieker.

null
Soldiers of Algirdas Battalion performing standby for the NATO Very High Readiness Joint Task Force deployed for an exercise to Denmark
2017.03.24
img

The 3rd “Piranha” Mechanised Infantry Company with the Lithuanian Grand Duke Algirdas Mechanised Infantry Battalion with dedicated units and vehicles left for Denmark to train as part of the NATO Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF). Over 100 Lithuanian servicemembers will train responding to a violation of sovereignty of any of NATO allies together with the Guard Hussar Battalion, 2nd Brigade, Royal Danish Army, on March 25-April 11.

null
All of the Dutch contingent joined the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion in Rukla, preparation for joint training begins
2017.03.23
img

All of the soldiers assigned to the contingent the Netherlands contributes to the German-led NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battalion have deployed in Lithuania. The main group Dutch troops numbering up to over 100 have arrived via the Lithuanian Air Force Air Base in Šiauliai. In total, roughly 205 soldiers of the Royal Netherlands Armed Forces will serve in the NATO eFP Battalion Battlegroup.

null
Back| 1 2 3 4 5 |Next
 

 
Solution: Fresh Media