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On October 6 through 16 Lithuanian Land Force's anti-tank units and a U.S. anti-tank team trained destroying armoured combat materiel of hostile forces with their anti-tank weaponry at a combined tactical live fire field Exercise Hunter 2014 at the General Silvestras Žukauskas Training Area in Pabradė.

 

Video report (Sergeant Specialist Lukas Kalvaitis)

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Lithuanian and U.S. soldier attend training with heavy combat materiel in Rukla

Soldiers of Lithuania and the United States are taking part in a combined training in Rukla, Gaižiūnai Training Range. On October 23 six Lithuanian- U.S. platoons (in total, roughly 100 personnel) underwent anti-ambush drills, trained destroying bunkers, and completing infantry combat tasks in buildings with support the U.S. Bradley infantry fighting vehicles, Stryker armoured personnel carrier, and M113 armoured vehicles of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.

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Chief of Defence observed NATO command post exercise in Poland

On October 21-22 Chief of Defence of Lithuania Major General Jonas Vytautas Žukas conducted a visit to Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Brunssum at invitation of the Chief of Defence of Poland. The Lithuanian Chief of Defence observed NATO Command Post Exercise (CPX) Trident Joust 2014 at the Joint Force Training Centre Bydgoszcz, Poland.

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Commander of the Lithuanian Air Force Colonel A.Navickas conducting visits to Belgium and Italy

On October 20-24 Commander of the Lithuanian Air Force Colonel Audronis Navickas is conducting visits to Brussels (Belgium) and Florence (Italy).

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SNMCMG1 under the Lithuanian leadership attended naval exercise in the United Kingdom

On October 6-16 the Standing NATO Mine Counter-measures Group ONE (SNMCMG1) led by an officer of the Lithuanian Navy took part in a combined forces Exercise Joint Warrior off the northwestern coast of Scotland. The international training event involved the total of 13 Allies training according to various regional crisis-focused maritime combat scenarios generated specifically for the exercise.

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The newly generated response force of Lithuania presented to the supreme command in Alytus
On October 14 Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania and Commander-in-Chief of the Lithuanian Armed Forces, made a visit to the Grand Duchess Birutė Uhlan Battalion stationed in Alytus. The first high-readiness response force of Lithuania - a newly formed battalion combat team which will become operational as from this November - was presented at the event also attended by Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas, Chief of Defence of Lithuania, Chief of the Joint Staff, commanders of services and commands, and other representatives of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.

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Lithuanian and allied forces are getting ready for international Exercise Iron Sword 2014

International command post exercise (CPX) involving over 300 soldiers from 7 countries - the Czech Republic, U.S.A., Canada, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Hungary and Germany - is held at the General Adolfas Ramanauskas Warfare Training Centre in Nemenčinė on October 13 through 16 ahead of the international Exercise Iron Sword 2014 that will take place in Lithuania in November.

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