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On June 29-30 Chief of General Staff of the Portuguese Armed Forces General Artur Neves Pina Monteiro is arriving in Lithuania on a formal visit at the invitation of Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas.

On June 29 the guest is planned to meet with Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas, Chief of Defence and other representatives of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.

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A unit of the Air Defence Battalion of the Lithuanian Armed Forces is training in an international exercise in the Czech Republic
A group of members of the Air Defence Battalion of the Lithuanian Armed Forces departed for an international ground-based air defence exercise Tobruq Legacy 15 in the Czech Republic on June 23.

 

The objective of the exercise is to train NATO allies air defence units in Article 5 (collective defence) tasks.

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Chief of Defence Lithuania promoted to the rank of lieutenant general

Video report (by E.Žygaitis)

On June 22 President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė bestowed the rank of lieutenant general on Chief of Defence of Lithuania Major General Jonas Vytautas Žukas for his excellent service and strengthening of the Lithuanian Armed Forces and the state at a formal ceremony at the Presidential Palace. The ceremony was conducted in the presence of the Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas, vicec ministers and the chancellor of the Ministry of National Defence, commanders of the Lithuanian Armed Forces' services and commands, representatives from across the national defence system, and Chief of Defence's family.

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Saber Strike was brought to a soldierly conclusion in Latvia

On June 18 the final day of Exercise Saber Strike 15 in Latvia the tri-national Baltic Battalion (BALTBAT) showcased its readiness for standby for the NATO Response Force (NRF) in a defensive operation. According to the exercise scenario, Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian units comprising the Baltic Battalion were assigned to defend a territory from the opposing forces played by British, Finnish, Norwegian, and U.S. soldiers.

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NATO Defence College delegation paid a visit to Lithuania

On June 17-18 a delegation of the NATO Defence College (NDC) led by NDC Commandant Major General Janusz Bojarski (Polish Air Force). The delegation including roughly 100 members, both students and members of NDC academic community, came to Lithuania as part of a study tour in Eastern European countries. The objective of the tour is to provide an opportunity for the delegation to familiarise with security situation, plans of building defence capacity and challenges in the visited countries.

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A part of Exercise Saber Strike 15 was wrapped up at the Pabradės Training Area

On June 17 the part of the international Exercise Saber Strike 15 in Lithuania which took place at the Pabradės Training Area concluded.

 

Having been engaged in training till noon, exercise participants fell into the formation for the closing ceremony coming straight out of the battlefield.

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Strength of the Baltic Battalion lies in unity, Sergeant Rolandas Nakvosas says

Sergeant Rolandas Nakvosas is the Squad leader of the 2nd Surveillance Squad of the Heavy Artillery Company, King Mindaugas Hussar Battalion.


He and his colleagues from King Mindaugas Hussar Battalion joined the international Exercise Saber Strike 15 in Adazi, Latvia, to undergo certification for the standby for the NATO Response Force as part of the Baltic Battalion (BALTBAT) formed together with Estonia and Latvia.

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