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On November 13 Chief of the Defence Staff of the Lithuanian Armed Forces attended the Baltic Defence Committee meeting in Tallinn, Estonia. At the meeting, Chiefs of the Joint and the Defence Staffs of Lithuania , Latvia and Estonia discussed trilateral defence cooperation projects.

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Chief of Defence of Lithuania to attend European Union Military Committee Conference in Brussels

On November 19 Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lieutenant General Valdemaras Rupšys left for Brussels, Belgium, to take part in the EU Military Committee Conference (EUMC) in the coming days.

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Chief of Defence and Chief of the Defence Staff of Lithuania promoted to higher ranks

On November 18 President of the Republic of Lithuania HE Gitanas Nausėda promoted Chief of Defence Valdemaras Rupšys to the military rank of lieutenant general and Chief of the Defence Staff Gintautas Zenkevičius to the rank of major general for their impeccable service and strengthening the country and the Armed Forces.

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Units of the MIB Iron Wolf and the NATO enhance Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group are combat-ready

In the evening of November 17 the main stage of the international Exercise Iron Wolf 2019-II of the Mechanised Infantry Brigade Iron Wolf, Lithuanian Armed forces ,wrapped. After two weeks of training defensive and offensive actions at the General Silvestras Žukauskas Training Area (Švenčionys region) and surrounding territories, the action has concluded and soldiers will return to their permanent bases.

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Foreign Generals' visit to Lithuania

On November 12-15 Commander U.S. Army Europe Lt Gen Christopher G. Cavoli, Commander of the German Army Lt Gen Jörg Vollmer, and Commander of the Royal Netherlands Army Lt Gen Martin Wijnen conducted a visit to Lithuania.

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Large offensive and defensive operation at the military exercise in Švenčionys region

On November 10 forces of two Lithuanian Armed Force Battalions started tactical movement from the areas of assembly in Švenčionėliai town to Pabradė starting the first sizeable operation of the international Exercise Iron Wolf 2019-II - an over 1.5 thousand strong attack on the positions of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group in and around the Pabradė Training Area.

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Chief of Defence of Lithuania Maj Gen Valdemaras Rupšys left for London to discuss the Joint Expeditionary Force activity

On November 8 Chief of Defence of Lithuania Maj Gen Valdemaras Rupšys is attending a Chiefs of Defence Conference of the countries contributing to the United Kingdom-led Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) in London.

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In the 11th issue of this years' "Lithuanian Military Digest" we pay the tribute to Lithuanian Freedom Fighter Antanas Kraujelis-Siaubūnas, who continued the armed resistance to soviet occupants even until 1965. There are also news and topics about the visit of Chief of Defence of Lithuania Gen Maj Valdemaras Rupšys to Ukraine; the meeting of Lithuanian and German Defence Ministers in Rukla; U.S. Senate‘s approval of North Macedonia accesion to NATO; German Unity Day in Rukla; the world‘s largerst tank shooting competetiton in Latvia and many more.  More

     

  
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