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Foreign Defence Attaches visited the rotational U.S. battalion in Lithuania
2020.09.30
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Defence Attachés of the Lithuanian and U.S. allies and Eastern Partnership countries visited the 2nd Brigade, 69th Regiment, 2nd Battalion deployed at Pabradė training area as the rotational U.S. force to learn more about the activities and objectives of exercises of NATO allies in Lithuania this past weekend.

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French-Lithuanian cooperation!
2020.09.29
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Fully integrated into the Battle Group of the enhanced Forward Presence (eFP BG), the French operational mission LYNX has been deployed in Lithuania for a 6-month period. It is the second deployment of this type since 2018. Since their arrival in early July in the Rukla military camp, the French soldiers have been in regular contact with their Lithuanian counterparts from Host Nation Support. The support element of the Iron Wolf Brigade, to whom the NATO Battle Group is subordinate.

 

 

 

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R. Karoblis discussed regional security with French counterpart F. Parly
2020.09.29
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“We are grateful to France for your contribution to a stronger security in the Baltic region – that is a clear signal of Alliance unity and resolve to defend to any potential aggressor,” Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis said at a meeting with Minister for the Armed Forces of France Florence Parly earlier today. The officials discussed regional security situation, bilateral cooperation, and NATO and EU agendas.

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We are grateful to France for your contribution to a stronger security in the Baltic region, Minister of National Defence R. Karoblis says
2020.09.29
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“We are grateful to France for the contribution to a stronger security in the Baltic region – that is a clear deterrent signal of Alliance unity and resolve to defend to any potential aggressor,” Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis says. On September 29 R. Karoblis, Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lt Gen Valdemaras Rupšys, and other representatives of the Lithuanian Armed Forces took part in the meeting of the Lithuanian and French Presidents Gitanas Nausėda and Emmanuel Macron with the leadership of the multinational NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group and the French military contingent serving within it in Rukla.

 

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Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States' borders September 21 – 27, 2020
2020.09.28
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On September 21 – 27 fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states carried out 4 alert scrambles to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation in the international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

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Upcoming meeting of Ministers of Defence of Lithuania and France
2020.09.27
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Minister of National Defence of Lithuania Raimundas Karoblis will meet with Minister for the Armed Forces of France Florence Parly during her visit to Lithuania with the delegation of President of the Republic of France Emmanuel Macron, September 28–29.

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Invitation to cover DV and Media Day of international Exercise Tobruq Legacy 20
2020.09.23
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On September 25 DV and Media Day of multinational surface-based air defence exercise Exercise Tobruq Legacy 20 will take place at the Lithuanian Air Force Base in Šiauliai (Lakūnų g. 3). The multinational exercise Lithuania is hosting has pulled together approx. 900 troops deployed by the Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia and the United States.

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8th rotation of the Force Protection Unit deployed to the mission in Mali
2020.09.22
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September 21, 32 volunteer soldiers of the 5th Territorial Unit, Vytis Military District, National Defence Volunteer Force, attended a deployment ceremony at the Castle of Biržai courtyard before leaving for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Gao province, eastern part of the country, to serve as the 8th rotation of the Force Protection Unit. They will be responsible for force security in the military base territory and serve with German soldiers.

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Minister of National Defence and U.S. Ambassador met with U.S. troops in Lithuania
2020.09.22
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On September 22 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis and Ambassador of the United States to Lithuania HE Robert S. Gilchrist visited the Gen S.Žukauskas Training Area in Pabradė (Švenčionys region) to greet the new rotation of U.S. soldiers deployed to Lithuania, met with the 2nd Brigade, 69th Regiment, 2nd Battalion Commander Lt Col George Bolton Jr., and viewed and tried the Abrams tanks and Bradley armoured fighting vehicles brought by the U.S forces.

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Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States' borders September 14 – 20, 2020
2020.09.21
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On September 14 – 20 fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states carried out 8 alert scrambles to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation in the international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

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