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News archive (2020 - 11)

Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States' borders on November 23 – 29, 2020
2020.11.30
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On November 23 – 29 fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states carried out 2 alert scrambles to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation in the international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

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National Cyber Security Centre of Lithuania joins international project to strengthen Georgia’s cybersecurity capacities
2020.11.25
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The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) under the Ministry of National Defence started a European Union Twinning project to boost Georgia’s competencies in cybersecurity cooperatively with the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs of Austria. On November 23 a corresponding agreement was signed by the NCSC and the Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs of Austria.

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Medal of Merit bestowed on outgoing Defence Attaché of Ukraine for strengthening bilateral relations
2020.11.24
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On November 24 Defence Attaché of Ukraine Col Oleksandr Kobersky was farewelled at a ceremony at the Ministry of National Defence. His work in strengthening bilateral Lithuanian-Ukrainian defence cooperation was thanked for and recognised with the National Defence System Medal of Merit presented by acting Vice Minister of National Defence Eimutis Misiūnas.

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Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States' borders November 16 – 22, 2020
2020.11.23
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On November 16 – 22 fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states were not scrambled to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation in the international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

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Change of rotations of the U.S. Army presence in Lithuania
2020.11.21
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The 2nd Brigade, 69th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, U.S. Army, has finished exercises and training in Lithuania and are going back to their home base. A new heavy U.S. battalion – 2-8 Cavalry Squadron – will rotate in instead by mid-December to stay until around midsummer of next year.

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Flags of all the four armed services flew for the first time on Lithuanian Armed Forces Day
2020.11.20
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“I am grateful to every soldier for their contribution to the domestic support tasks of the Lithuanian Armed Forces. I am delighted by your ability to answer the expectations and trust of the community in the times of the coronavirus when everyone needed some military order, planning, precision and focussing on the goal,” acting Minister of National Defence said in his congratulations on Lithuanian Armed Forces Day.

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Europe cannot reduce cooperation with NATO and the strategic ally U.S., E. Misiūnas says
2020.11.20
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On November 20 European Union Ministers of Defence met via teleconference, Lithuania was represented by acting Vice Minister of National Defence Eimutis Misiūnas. EU Defence Ministers centred on the Strategic Compass process that should set EU guidelines and practical security and defence objectives and prioritise external crisis management, assistance to partner, and increasing resilience of the EU and EU citizens.

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New Army, Air Force and Navy Attaché of the Russian Federation accredited to Lithuania
2020.11.19
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On November 19  the new Military, Air Force and Naval Attaché of the Russian Federation, Colonel Oleg Davletzjanov was accredited to the Republic of  Lithuania. At the ceremony Head of the International Relations and Operations Group Karolis Aleksa underscored that Lithuania and Russia had differing positions concerning security and defence issues which made it important to foster mutual trust and transparency. He also stressed that multilateral formats that both, Lithuania and Russia were part of, were important platforms for developing mutual trust and transparency.

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Lithuania will be able to deploy more troops to the NATO Mission Iraq
2020.11.17
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On November 17 Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania approved the proposal to increase the ceiling of Lithuania’s military contribution to the NATO Mission Iraq (NMI): Lithuania will be able to deploy up to 50 soldiers and civilian personnel of the National Defence System to the operation. The main objectives of the NATO Mission Iraq are to mentor and advise Iraqi security and defence authorities and corresponding training and education institutions.

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Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States' borders on November 9 – 15, 2020
2020.11.16
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On November 9 – 15 fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states carried out 3 alert scrambles to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation in the international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

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