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With all of the heavy infantry company and logistical personnel, and their equipment, already in Lithuania, the new U.S. rotation formed by the 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, U.S. Army, begin several-month long training in Lithuania this week.

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Tanks and other equipment of the new U.S. rotational force on the way to Lithuania

New U.S. rotational company formed by the 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, U.S. Army will begin training in Lithuania as of next week.


On February 10 their military equipment consisting of ten M1A2 Abrams tanks, five M2A3 Bradley infantry fighting vehicles, trucks an all-terrain vehicles, will be brought via Gaižiūnai train station.

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NATO enhanced Forward Presence battalion formally welcomed in Rukla

 

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On February 7 President of the Republic of Lithuania HE Dalia Grybauskaitė welcomed the first troops of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) battalion battle group upon their deployment in Lithuania. The deployment of NATO eFP battalion in Lithuania follows an agreement by NATO allies to strengthen deterrence and collective defence in the Baltic region.

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Military instructors of the Lithuanian Great Hetman Jonušas Radvila Regiment depart to share experience with military instructors of Ukraine

On February 6 instructors serving with the Lithuanian Great Hetman Jonušas Radvila Training Regiment are departing for Ukraine on a secondment to transfer professional knowledge. Two members of the Training Regiment were deployed during a ceremony on Monday. "I wish you to represent the state of Lithuania and the name of a Lithuanian soldier with honour, and to transfer your knowledge and skills to Ukrainian soldiers with professionalism," Commander of the Training Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Aleksiejus Gaiževskis said at the ceremony and presented to the deployed soldiers the national flag of Lithuania.

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Letter of cooperation between Lithuanian and German land forces signed in Vilnius

On February 1 Commander of the Chief of Staff of the German Army Lieutenant General Jörg Vollmer and Commander of the Lithuanian Land Force Brigadier General Valdemaras Rupšys signed an official letter of cooperation at the Lithuanian Land Force Headquarters in Vilnius.

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NATO enhanced Forward Presence personnel and equipment arrive in Lithuania from Germany

From February 1 through 10 mechanised infantry battalion soldiers with equipment will be arriving in Lithuania from Grafenwöhr (Germany) by air and railway. Over 450 German soldiers with their weaponry and over 100 military vehicles will form one o the maneuver units of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion, deployed in Lithuania alongside Dutch and Norwegian military personnel.

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Finland and Sweden will look into the opportunities to train with NATO forces deployed to Lithuania

On January 26 Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas attended annual Nordic-Baltic Chiefs of Defence meeting in Helsinki (Finland). Estonian, Danish, Finnish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, and Swedish Chiefs of Defence and military representatives discussed topical points of regional security, mutual military cooperation projects, participation in NATO and EU military operations and preparedness for defence.

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