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The Jotvingis (N42), command and supply ship of the Lithuanian Navy, was involved in military training events in Lithuania's territorial waters and the exclusive economic zone during the past two months. It is planned to enter standby for the NATO Response Forces (NRF) in the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1).

The SNMCMG1 will be under the command of Commander Giedrius Premeneckas, officer of the Lithuanian Navy, over the period.
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Aircrew of the Lithuanian Air Force's transport aircraft have smoothly joined in with the operation in the Central African Republic

A crew of 10 military of the Lithuanian Air Force's C- 27J Spartan are deployed as part of Operation Sangaris to stabilize security situation, prevent violence and civilian casualties and to ensure proper conditions for delivering humanitarian assistance in the Central African Republic as of April 2.

 

While on the mission Lithuanian troops have already carried out approximately 20 logistic flights transporting military personnel and logistic materiel and ammunition for the needs of the mission.

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Lithuanian military personnel take part in an international exercise in Denmark alongside allies
On April 5-11 military personnel of the Motorised Infantry Brigade Iron Wolf staff, battalions and attached units are taking part in Exercise Yellow Knight, a training event held by the staff of the Danish Division in the Oksbøl military training facility, Denmark. Several hundreds of participants from the Baltic units affiliated to the Danish Division and the Division itself are training military operations as part of a multinational division.

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Chief of Air Force and Swedish Defence Attaché discusses possible ways of future cooperation

Not only a farewell ceremony and joint Baltic Regional Training Event (BRTE) took place at Šiauliai Air Base this Wednesday, April 2. A meeting of Major General Edvardas Mažeikis and Swedish Defence Attaché Lieutenant Colonel Tapani Mattus took place the same day as well.

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Visit by German colleagues
On March 26-27 a delegation of attendees of the Command and General Staff Course at the Command Academy of Bundeswehr, Germany, conducted a visit in Lithuania accompanied by Defence Attaché of the Federal Republic of Germany in Lithuania Lieutenant Colonel Achim Neitzert (based in Riga). The two-day call schedule covered visits to the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence, the Ministry of National Defence, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Museum of Genocide Victims, a flower laying ceremony at the graves of freedom fighters and a meeting with the Jewish Community of Vilnius.

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Personnel of Mechanised Infantry Brigade Iron Wolf prepared for multinational training in Denmark

On March 20 four-day staff training Smart Wolf II organised by personnel of the Mechanised Infantry Brigade (MIB) Iron Wolf (Lithuanian Land Force) was completed in Rukla (Jonavos Distr.). Members of the MIB Iron Wolf and attached units trained operational planning and control within a multinational division at the exercise.

 

The main objective of the staff exercise was to prepare appropriately for the multinational exercise Yellow Knight due this April where control groups and staff of the MIB Iron Wolf with colleagues from Latvia, Estonia and Denmark will hone their abilities of planning and controlling offensive operations.

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Lithuanian troops get ready for NATO exercise
On March 17 a four-day command post exercise Smart Wolf II involving staff and units of the Lithuanian Mechanised Infantry Brigade (MIB) "Iron Wolf" took off in Rukla (Jonava Dist.). The exercise trains Lithuanian military personnel perform tasks alongside NATO allies.

 

"The main objective of the exercise is to prepare appropriately for international Exercise Yellow Knight where we will be training offensive operations alongside other Baltic countries' and allies' troops this April in Denmark," MIB Iron Wolf Commander Colonel Raimundas Vaikšnoras said.

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