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International operations

Troops of Juozas Vitkus Engineer Battalion have been deployed to multinational missions in Iraq, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Afganistan.  

Since 2005 untill 2013 soldiers of the Battalion participated in the international mission in Afghanistan, Provincial Reconstruction Team of Ghowr. Their main task in the international half-year deployment was search for and neutralization of IEDs. 

The first engineer to Afganistan was sent in 2003. Now troops of engineer battalion involve in international mission in Afganistan.

 
   

Troops are deployed to international missions with solemn ceremonies held at the Battalion's formation square

   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Moments of the ISAF mission in Afghanistan: communication with local citizens, on the way to task site, neutralisation of an explosive found

   
   
   
   
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 

Updated on: 2017-02-09
Sprendimas: Fresh Media