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On November 10 forces of two Lithuanian Armed Force Battalions started tactical movement from the areas of assembly in Švenčionėliai town to Pabradė starting the first sizeable operation of the international Exercise Iron Wolf 2019-II - an over 1.5 thousand strong attack on the positions of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group in an around the Pabradė Training Area.

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Foreign Generals to visit Lithuania

On November 12-15 Commander U.S. Army Europe Lt Gen Christopher G. Cavoli, Commander of the German Army Lt Gen Jörg Vollmer, and Commander of the Royal Netherlands Army Lt Gen Martin Wijnen will pay a visit to Lithuania.

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Chief of Defence of Lithuania Maj Gen Valdemaras Rupšys left for London to discuss the Joint Expeditionary Force activity

On November 8 Chief of Defence of Lithuania Maj Gen Valdemaras Rupšys is attending a Chiefs of Defence Conference of the countries contributing to the United Kingdom-led Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) in London.

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Training audience of international Exercise Iron Wolf 2019-II preparing for defensive and offensive operations

Training audience of the international Exercise Iron Wolf 2019-II organized by the Mechanized Infantry Brigade Iron Wolf that began earlier this week have successfully assembled in training sights over the course of two days via Lithuanian roads. The main parts of the training audience -the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group, Grand Duchess Birutė Uhlan Battalion, and Algirdas Mechanised Infantry Battalion with assigned Lithuanian and NATO allies' units - have set up temporary assembly areas at the Lithuanian Armed Forces General Silvestras Žukauskas Training Area in Pabradė and territories of unused former factories near and begun preparing for offensive and defensive operations that will soon begin.

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Military vehicles will drive on the roads of Lithuania on Monday and Tueasday as international Eercise Iron Wolf 2019-II is beginning

On November 4 international Exercise Iron Wolf 2019-II including nearly 4,000 soldiers from 11 NATO allies begins. Participants will bring approx. 1,000 military vehicles to the General Silvestras Žukauskas Training Area in Pabradė. Movement of military vehicles on Lithuania's roads will reach its peak on November 4 and 5.

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Chief of Defence of Lithuanian visited the U.S. Battalion at Pabradė

On October 31 Chief of Defence of Lithuania Maj Gen Valdemaras Rupšys paid a visit to the rotational United States force deployed at the General Silvestras Žukauskas Training Area in Pabradė. He was interested in the service conditions and Host Nation Support rendered by Lithuania that the guests were receiving and in American troops' needs and combat training plans.

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Lithuanian Special Operations Forces personnel trained controlling UK aircraft attacks in the Baltic Sea

On October 29-30 military personnel of the Lithuanian Special Operations Forces, Lithuanian Navy and the UK military aircraft trained at joint exercise in the Baltic Sea: AH-64 Apache helicopters of the British Army were for the first time firing live guided missiles according to directions of Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs) of the Lithuanian Special Operations Forces.

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In the 11th issue of this years' "Lithuanian Military Digest" we pay the tribute to Lithuanian Freedom Fighter Antanas Kraujelis-Siaubūnas, who continued the armed resistance to soviet occupants even until 1965. There are also news and topics about the visit of Chief of Defence of Lithuania Gen Maj Valdemaras Rupšys to Ukraine; the meeting of Lithuanian and German Defence Ministers in Rukla; U.S. Senate‘s approval of North Macedonia accesion to NATO; German Unity Day in Rukla; the world‘s largerst tank shooting competetiton in Latvia and many more.  More

     

  
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