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On April 21 through 28 BALTRON SQUADEX, an exercise of the Baltic Naval Squadron, BALTRON, is taking place in the territorial waters and exclusive economic zone of Lithuania in the Baltic Sea. The drills involve three Lithuanian and two Latvian warships, and a Mi-8 of the Lithuanian Air Force.

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Exercise Flaming Thunder officially opened in Pabradė

On April 13 Flaming Sword 2015, an international exercise for indirect fire support units was officially opened during a ceremony in at the General Silvestras Žukauskas Training Area in Pabradė.

 

Chief of Staff and Acting Commander of Juozas Lukša Training Centre of the Lithuanian Land Force, the Officer Conducting Exercise (OCE) at Flaming Thunder 2015, Major Arvydas Benešiūnas declared the exercise open and saluted exercise participants at the formal ceremony in at the General Silvestras Žukauskas Training Area in Pabradė.

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Combined field training with U.S. forces

On April 2 soldiers of the United States of America and military personnel of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Vytenis Main Support Logistics Battalion practiced conducting convoy from the Gaižiūnų Training Area of the Lithuanian Grand Hetman Jonušas Radvila Training Regiment to the General Silvestras Žukauskas Training Area as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. The U.S. convoy incorporated exercise of the Headquarters Supply Company and the Provision and Distribution Company of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Vytenis Main Support Logistics Battalion.

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Chief of Defence conducted a formal visit to Portugal

On March 30-April 1 Chief of Defence of Lithuania Major General Jonas Vytautas Žukas conducted a formal visit to Portugal. During the visit the Lithuanian Chief of Defence met with Defence Minister of Portugal Dr. José Pedro Correia de Aguiar-Branco, Chief of Defence General Artur Neves Pina Monteiro, and commanders of services of the Portuguese Armed Forces.

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Runway Run 2015 tribute event took place at the Šiauliai Airbase

As Lithuania was celebrating the 11th anniversary in NATO, over 1.5 thousand of runners outbraved adverse weather and surmounted the symbolic 3 kilometres on the runway of the Šiauliai Air Base on March 28. All the way Eurofighter Typhoons of the Italian Air Force were flying by and keeping the runners' spirits up.

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Lithuania's Chief of Defence to attend international security conference in the Netherlands

On March 24-25 Chief of Defence of Lithuania Major General Jonas Vytautas Žukas and a delegation will be attending Future Force Conference 2015 at the invitation of Chief of Defence of the Netherlands General Tom Middendorp. The event will aim at identifying and analysing implications of the present security challenges on future armed forces.

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U.S. soldiers will present equipment and weaponry displays in towns and cities of Lithuania as they are headed back to their permanent station in Germany
Soldiers of the rotating U.S. forces have finished their combined training in the Baltic States and are now heading back to their permanent base in Germany with their military materiel by overland route.

 

On their way back to Vilseck on March 22-24 the soldiers of the 3rd Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment, U.S. Army in Europe, will stop by in Alytus, Kaunas, Saločiai, Pasvalys, Panevėžys, Marijampolė and Vilnius where they are going to communicate with people, present and show round their weaponry and equipment together with Lithuanian military.

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