Lithuanian Armed Forces

Type: Organization
Name: Lithuanian Armed Forces
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Lithuania continues its commitments to Afghanistan

Lithuanian officers deployed to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) rotated after a year-long tour of duty which also extends Lithuania's participation in the mission for another year, the Ministry of National Defence informs ... [Published The Baltic Course - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Estonia eyes U.S anti-tank mi...

From U.S forces fire a javelin anti tank missile whilst training with Lithuanian armed forces (pic: twitter)Estonia has entered talks with the U.S. to buy up to 80 anti-tank missile systems costing tens of millions of euros, reports Public Broadcasti ... [Published Baltic Times - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

New chief of defense inaugurated in Lithuania

VILNIUS, July 24 (Xinhua) -- Major General Jonas Vytautas Zukas was inaugurated as Lithuania's new chief of defense on Thursday.Zukas replaced Lieutenant General Arvydas Pocius, who led the Lithuanian Armed Forces since 2009.The new chief of defense, ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Lithuania to Boost Defense Capacity With Planned Infantry Fighting Vehicles Acquisition

Lithuania’s defense ministry has sought information from several international manufacturers of infantry fighting vehicles as the country’s military is set to replace its M113 armored personnel carriers, Defense News reported Wednesday .Jaroslaw Adamowski ... [Published Executive Gov - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Lithuania launches national Land Force mechanisation project

The Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence (MND) has launched a long-term project designed to mechanise, strengthen and upgrade the Lithuanian Land Force.Approximately two battalions of the mechanised infantry brigade (MIB) Iron Wolf are scheduled to ... [Published Army Technology - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Lithuania looks for new armored vehicles

VILNIUS, Lithuania, July 22 (UPI) -- Lithuania has begun the first phase of a modernization program for its land forces, which will include replacement of M113 armored personnel carriers.In the first phase, two mechanized infantry battalions will be outfitted ... [Published UPI - Jul 22 2014]

Quotes

"We have started negotiations with our U S allies over buying the Javelin anti-tank missile system that was demonstrated today and, hopefully, we will reach a procurement contract already this year" said Mikser
"In the nearest future, we should give more attention to Lithuania's armed defense capacities to deter our enemies and to accept support from allies" Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite was quoted by BNS news agency as saying at the ceremony
"At this tense time we have to become united and determined to defend what belonged to our ancestors, what belongs to us and what will belong to our children - the land and the freedom of Lithuania."
"New fighting vehicles that would satisfy national and Nato requirements would make us capable of operating equally with our allies."

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Lithuania continues its commitments to Afghanistan [Published The Baltic Course - Aug 20 2014]
Estonia eyes U.S anti-tank mi... [Published Baltic Times - Jul 31 2014]
New chief of defense inaugurated in Lithuania [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 24 2014]
Lithuania to Boost Defense Capacity With Planne... [Published Executive Gov - Jul 24 2014]
New defense chief appointed in... [Published Baltic Times - Jul 24 2014]
Lithuania launches national Land Force mechanis... [Published Army Technology - Jul 23 2014]
Lithuania Launches RFI for Infantry Combat Vehicle [Published Defense-Aerospace - Jul 22 2014]
Lithuania looks for new armored vehicles [Published UPI - Jul 22 2014]
Biography for Arvydas Pocius [Published Silobreaker - Dec 03 2009]
Biography for Edvardas Mažeikis [Published Able2Act - Sep 22 2005]
Biography for Valdas Tutkus [Published Able2Act - Sep 21 2005]
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