Posts tagged as develop

Estonia and Latvia to jointly develop 1 GW offshore wind farm

Saturday, August 1, 2020

The governments of Estonia and Latvia have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop an offshore wind farm in the Gulf of Riga, the Baltic Sea. The capacity of the proposed offshore wind farm is up to 1,000 MW and the project is expected to be commissioned by 2030. The wind farm would produce approximately 3.5 terawatt-hours of electricity per year, which is approximately 40 percent of Estonia’s annual…

Latvian scientists develop assessment tool for armed forces

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The National Armed Forces (NBS) received a new personality assessment tool developed by Latvian scientists, reported Latvian Radio on May 28. The test will allow the assessment of personality traits and mental state, as well as physiological parameters. Military psychologists especially praise the digitalized environment of the tool. Researchers from Rīgas Stradina University (RSU) and Rīga Technical University (RTU) have worked on the program for several years. It should be…

Latvian company develops virtual COVID-19 training for medics

Friday, May 15, 2020

The Latvian company Exonicus has recently developed a virtual scenario for medics to help with reducing spread of COVID-19, said chief executive Jānis Kondrāts to Latvian Radio on May 15. The company develops trauma simulations in virtual environment for training of military medics. However, with the spread of COVID-19, another scenario has been created to help medics prepare correctly before contact with the patient. “Last year, we received a grant…

Transport infrastructure cooperation between Ukraine and Lithuania continues to develop

Monday, February 24, 2020

Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Vladislav Krykliy, has met with the Minister of Transport and Communication of Lithuania, Jaroslav Narkevich, within the framework of a working visit of Krykliy to the International Conference “Europe of the Carpathians” on February 21-22, 2020 in Krasiczy, Poland. They discussed the status and prospects of the development.

Peilāns: We plan to develop large-sized wooden construction in Latvia and around Europe

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Māris Peilāns, the Chairman of the Board of “Ceļu būvniecības sabiedrība “IGATE”” (Road Construction Company IGATE), who also manages several other woodworking and construction companies, has met the beginning of the new year with dual feelings – satisfaction with successfully completed projects and wondering, how suspicions regarding “crimes in construction processes” in the construction of Latvian eastern border expressed by a single state authority –  Internal Security Bureau (ISB) –…

US to develop Baltic air defences, allocates millions in funding

Friday, December 27, 2019

The US will allocate 175 million US dollars for  Baltic states  ’  defence  , including 50 million for the development of air defences. Regional air defence is considered a weak spot in the Baltic states, and NATO has been engaged in air policing mission since 2004. However, Baltic and US officials have proposed shifting the mission to an air defence mandate, a move that is yet to be endorsed by…

Latvian companies develop “AI-based” deposit-refund system for plastics

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Two Latvian companies says they have found a solution based on artificial intelligence (AI) to what it calls the “two main global problems” regarding plastic packaging. Technology company, dots, and the process engineering and equipment manufacturing companyPERUZA says they have manufactured a prototype of a packaging deposit-refund system that can recognise and collect different kinds of packaging, not only packaging of certain types of beverages. The recognition deposit-refund system (DRS)…

Pennsylvania Guard to help Lithuanian army develop division-level HQ

Friday, September 13, 2019

Representatives of the Lithuanian Land Force and the 28th Infantry Division (28ID) of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard are signing an agreement on Friday to develop a division-level command and control (C2) capability. The document embeds the ambition of the Lithuanian Land Force Headquarters to develop a division-level command and control (C2) capability within the Lithuanian Land Force Headquarters. Lithuanian military representatives say it is necessary to ensure that the…

The U.S. And Russia Are Stocking Up On Missiles And Nukes For A Different Kind Of War

By Geoff Brumfiel on Friday, February 1, 2019

At a Russian base on the Baltic Sea, construction is underway to house a new generation of nuclear-capable missiles. Tent-like structures have popped up to shelter the mobile missile system, known as Iskander, which is capable of firing weapons with both conventional and nuclear warheads. Recent satellite imagery of the territory, known as Kaliningrad also shows that old buildings on the base are being demolished. “It really looks like the…

The Baltic States support the bacteriological labs of the Pentagon

Monday, August 13, 2018

On the relationship of outbreaks of African swine fever, resistant to low temperatures, with the development of a network of American bacteriological laboratories in the former Soviet republics. So, in June in Latvia was ill 165 pigs in Lithuania recorded 41 the outbreak of ASF (African swine fever), only one pig farm because it was destroyed more than 20 thousand animals, and the Minister of agriculture of Lithuania encouraged the…