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The last and the most intense phase of training began at Exercise Iron Wolf 2019-I in its second week - nearly 4 thousand soldiers from 10 NATO allies are practising offensive and defensive actions in Lithuania.


"Original units of the Iron Wolf Brigade and other units assigned to it had an opportunity to train full spectrum of actions and procedures at the exercise: from raised alert level, march from the homebase to assembly areas, and execution of defensive and offensive actions, to integration of different weapon systems. At the moment the majority of exercise objectives have already been achieved ," Commander of the Mechanised Infantry Brigade Iron Wolf Colonel Mindaugas Steponavičius said.

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NATO allies and partners to conduct Exercise Ramstein Alloy 19-2 in the Baltic region air space

On June 25-26 NATO air capabilities will be training in the Baltic countries' airspace at scheduled live-flying Exercise Ramstein Alloy 19-2. The objective of the series of annual exercises is to hone command and control of NATO airspace surveillance and control, air policing and other capabilities in the Baltic region. The exercise will train search and rescue procedures, loss of communication management and air-refuelling.

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Meeting of the Steering Group of the Multinational Logistics Coordination Centre concluded in Montenegro

On June 19-20 commanders of the Multinational Logistics Coordination Centre (MLCC) met in Sutomore-Bar (Montenegro) to present the work done in 2019 and still ahead. Lithuania was represented by Commander of the Logistics Command Col Ramūnas Baronas at the event.

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Military Representatives to NATO of five countries paid a visit to the Defence Staff

On June 15 Military Representatives to NATO of Estonia, Spain, United States, Poland and Lithuania paid a visit to the Defence Staff of the Lithuanian Armed Forces. The guests were welcomed by Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff for Planning Captain (Navy) Renius Pleškys.

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Maritime-focused exercise BALTOPS 2019 begins in the Baltic Sea
On 14-16 June two largest NATO ship formation groups - Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) and Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMGMG1) will participate in one of the largest annual naval exercise BALTOPS 2019 in the Lithuanian territorial waters of the Baltic Sea.

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Multinational Exercise Iron Wolf to begin on Saturday: tanks, armoured vehicles, artillery systems will move to defence positions across Lithuania

On June 8 two-week international Exercise Iron Wolf 2019-1 begins. Approximately 4,000 soldiers from 10 countries will train not only in military training areas of Gaižiūnai (Jonava region) and General Sivestras Žukauskas (Švenčionys region) but also in civilian territories and their surroundings. Columns of military vehicles will drive to exercise sites via public roads and urban areas.

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Lithuanian Navy enhances antisubmarine warfare capabilities: Lithuanian warship training together with Germany's U-33 submarine

On June 5 - 10 LNS Aukštaitis (P14) patrol ship takes part in multinational manoeuvres Baltic Coach 2019 in the Baltic Sea. She will train with FGS U-33 submarine and FGS Fehmarn of the German Navy.

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In June edition of the "Lithuanian Military Digest" readers will find the latest news as well as the publication about the American defence missiles‘ system called Stinger and its history. In addition, the other article under the rubric "NATO‘s presence" gives a closer look on one of the soldiers from NATO enhanced Forward Presence BattleGroup who shared his personal story and talked about the path towards his dreams. More

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