Timeline of exercises held in Lithuania in November
Five national to international exercises have begun in Lithuania in November and run for nearly a month. In total, the exercises will train roughly 2800 military and civilian personnel from 11 countries (the Czech Republic, Canada, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland United Kingdom, United States and Ukraine) and the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC). Two of the five exercises are also conducted in other twoBaltic states.
|Iron Sword 2015 (November 9-20) |
The largest national collective defence field training exercise this year, Exercise Iron Sword 2015, trains roughly 2100 participants, including 800 soldiers from NATO countries. The Exercise organised by the Lithuanian Land Force will train and evaluate interaction, coordination of actions and readiness to carry out defensive and offensive operations of combined units formed by NATO Allies.
Maple Arch 2015 (November 9-20)
Arrcade Fusion 2015 (November 9-20)
Baltic Host 2015 (November 9-20)
Confidence 2015 (November 9-20)
Compact Eagle 2015 (November 15-27)
Roughly 50 soldiers of the Lithuanian Armed Forces will train in Exercise Compact Eagle 2015, corps-level command post exercise (CPX) in Poland.
November 25: in Utena;
November 27: in Pasvalys.
- November 13 - Distinguished Visitors and Media Day of Exercise Baltic Host 2015 in Vilnius
- November 17 - Distinguished Visitors and Media Day of Exercise Arrcade Fusion 2015 in Lielvarde (Latvia)
- November 20 - Distinguished Visitors and Media Day of Exercise Maple Arch 2015 at Adolfas Ramanauskas Warfare Training Centre in Nemenčinė. Closing ceremonies of Exercise Iron Sword 2015 and Exercise Maple Arch 2015 will follow at Silvestras Žukauskas Training Area in Pabradė.