Posts tagged as Saber Strike 2018

The Baltic States are tired of NATO exercises

By Lukas Ramonas on Friday, June 22, 2018

Saber Strike 2018, a major US-led multinational exercise, wrapped up in Poland on 15th of June. The exercise, which began on 3rd of June, mobilised around 18,000 troops from 19 NATO Allies and partners. It provided an opportunity for forces to enhance their readiness and train across the Baltic States and Poland. Started in 2011, maneuvers’ goal has been to train participants on command and control as well as the…

Massive NATO exercise starts in Poland and the Baltics

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

A massive US-led military exercise involving 18,000 soldiers from 19 nations, primarily NATO members, kicked off Sunday along the alliance’s eastern border. Saber Strike 18 will take place until June 15 in Poland, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. The multinational exercise, which is being held for the eighth time, “is the platform to validate our collective capability to rapidly respond to and reinforce allies in a time of crisis,” said US…

Seimas approved the proposal to hold military exercise in Lithuania

Friday, May 18, 2018

The Seimas adopted a Resolution approving the proposal to hold a joint military exercise Saber Strike 2018 („Kardo kirtis 2018“) of the Republic of Lithuania and military units of other countries on the territory of Lithuania on 3–15 June 2018, involving no more than 6600 international troops and civil service personnel assigned to military duty at the same time. “The main objective is to train the Lithuanian armed forces and…