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Director General for Capabilities and Armaments of MoND

 

Colonel Darius Užkuraitis

 

Director General for Capabilities and Armaments of the Ministry of National Defence

 

 

Date and place of birth  

February 26th, 1969, Joniškis, Lithuania 

 

 

Work experience   

Since 2014 -10-01 

 

Director General for Capabilities and Armaments of the Ministry of National Defence, MOD, Vilnius

2013-2014

LTU MOD. Executive Officer. Office of the Minister of Defence

2010-2013

 

 TeamLeader IAT (Integrated Advisory Team) NATO Joint Forces Command Brunssum (JFCBS) COS OFFICE

2010-2013 

 

Director of Capability planning and development Department, Defence Staff, Lithuanian MOD, Vilnius

2005-2008

Motorised Infantry Brigade Commander (Affiliated to the Danish Division), Rukla

2004-2005

Motorised Infantry Brigade, COS/DCOM, Vilnius

2000-2004 

DCOS G-3 (OPS &TRG) Lithuanian Land Forces Command, Vilnius

1995-1996

Chief of Staff, Regional Command Vilnius, National Defence Volunteer Forces

1994-1995

 

Chief of Vilnius region Volunteer training centre, National Defence Volunteer Forces

1993–1994

Battalion commander, National Defence Volunteer Forces

1991-1992 

Company commander, National Defence Volunteer Forces

1990-1991

Lithuanian Frontier troops, Border crossing CP, Team leader

1988-1989

SA conscription, privateplatoon sergeant, USSR

1998-1999 

 

Staff officer, Operational planning Sub-Division, Defence Staff, Lithuanian MOD, Vilnius.

 

 

Education and qualifications

 

2008-2009

NATO Defence College, SC113, Rome, Italy

2004 

International Commanders Course, Norwegian Defence International Centre.

1999-2000 

Baltic Defence College, Senior Staff course, Tartu, Estonia. 

1996-1998 

Lithuanian Military Academy, Bachelor's degree in Military management, Vilnius.

1993 

Platoon commander’s course, Lieutenant school, Oksbol, Denmark.

1992-1995

 

Lithuanian Military Academy, Motorized infantry platoon commander’s qualifications, Vilnius

1988 

SA NCO school, NBC and non-specific reconnaissance sergeantsqualifications, USSR

1987 

Lithuanian high school diploma, High school No. 56, Vilnius

 

 

Ranks

 

2008

Colonel

2003 

Lieutenant Colonel

2000 

Major

1998

Captain

1996

1st Lieutenant

1993

Lieutenant

1991

2nd lieutenant

 

 

Awards

Medal of January 13

Medal of the Founding Volunteers of the Lithuanian Army

Medal of Merit of National Defence System level

Medal of Merit of Lithuanian Armed Forces level

Medal of Merit of Lithuanian Land Forces level

NATO Service Medal for Afghanistan with ‘ISAF’ bar

Medal for Deployment on International Missions

Other awards

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

Foreign languages

English, Russian

Hobbies

Hunting, reading, gardening

Family

Married. Wife - Vida, three sons and two daughters

 



 

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