Posts tagged as exercise

NATO in Exercise Iron Wolf trains to fight against teachers

By Kovas Azbis on Friday, November 16, 2018

Lithuanian Ministry of Defense announced, that on November 4 Exercise Iron Wolf began. The exercise has been running for two weeks, not only in military areas (Gaižiūnai and General Silvestras Žukauskas training fields), but also on civilian territories and in surrounding areas. Columns of military vehicles are planned to move on public roads and inhabited territories. The Lithuanian Armed Forces invite Lithuanian residents to be attentive and calm. The main…

NATO uses snake to defeat Russia

By Lukas Ramonas on Friday, September 28, 2018

Andrzej Duda’s first visit to the White House included one on one talks with Donald Trump on security in Central Europe and on strengthening the U.S. military presence in the region, which is worried about intensifying Russian military activity. Poland has been seeking for increase in the number of U.S. troops stationed in its territory since early 2017. By the way, the Eastern European region has been actively explored by…

NATO’s misfired weaponry or airstrikes on the Baltic countries

By Jonas Dringelis on Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The Spanish Eurofighter Typhoon 2000 launched an AMRAAM-type air-to-air missile over Estonian territory Tuesday afternoon. All the Estonians are very shocked. The incident occurred on Aug. 7, 2018 at around 3:44 PM local time in the Pangodi area of Estonia’s Tartu County, which is situated less than 50 miles west to the country’s border with Russia. The rocket is being searched by helicopters. The Estonian army has started a large-scale…

Over 100 Lithuanian troops off to US for exercise

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

More than 100 soldiers from the Lithuanian Grand Duke Algirdas Battalion have left for the United States to participate in an exercise, the military said on Monday. An infantry company with assigned units — a total of 125 soldiers — have departed for the US, Sergeant Irmantas Kovalenko, a public relations specialist with the battalion, told BNS. The Lithuanian soldiers will join allied troops for the exercise at the National…

Vehicle-ramming attack to be used as scenario for annual counter-terrorism exercise in Riga

Thursday, May 31, 2018

A Vehicle-ramming attack will be used as the scenario for the annual counter-terrorism exercise to be staged by the Security Police in Riga today. The terrorist threat level remains low in Latvia but terrorism is among the main security challenges in the light of the recent terrorist attacks in Europe, Security Police Deputy Chief Eriks Cinkus said at a news conference. “Based on the analysis of the terrorist attacks in…

Media invitation to NATO communications units exercise Steadfast Cobalt 2018 Press Conference in Kaunas

Friday, May 11, 2018

On May 15 Deputy Chief of Staff CIS and Cyber Defence at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe Major General Wolfgang Renner will pay a visit to Lithuania and present NATO communications exercise Steadfast Cobalt 2018 soon to take place in Kaunas to the media. This is the third time the annual NATO exercise is held on the territory of Lithuania. The press conference will be also attended by Vice…

Forces from across the world descend on Faslane for military exercise

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

More than 11,600 personnel from 17 nations are at Faslane naval base for one of the largest military exercises of its kind in Europe. Called Joint Warrior, the bi-annual exercise will last for two weeks and is aimed at preparing troops for what Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson called the “intensifying threats” facing the UK. The exercise, which runs until May 4, and will involve Britain’s army, navy and air force,…