defence spending


Lithuania plans to further raise number of troops, form 2 new batallions
2017 m. kovo 6 d. 12:23
Lithuania's Defence Ministry intends continue raising the number of professional troops next...
Way of spending more important than larger defense budget - Gen. Hodges
2017 m. kovo 1 d. 12:03
Lieutenant General Ben Hodges , commander of the United States Army Europe, has applauded...
Seimas speaker sees increase of defense funding as decision of principle
2017 m. kovo 1 d. 10:52
The proposal made by the Lithuanian State Defence Council to earmark 2 percent of the...
State Defence Council to mull 2018 defence spending
2017 m. vasario 28 d. 09:31
The Lithuanian State Defence Council is meeting at the President's Office on Tuesday to discuss financing of the defense sector for 20
President Grybauskaitė tells US vice-president Baltic air defence expectations  (1)
2017 m. vasario 19 d. 00:45
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė says she updated US Vice-President Mike Pence on the expectations in connection to addition US military instruments to...
NATO chief sees Lithuania as example of defense spending
2017 m. vasario 15 d. 09:42
By raising its defence spending , Lithuania is an example to NATO Allies, NATO Secretary...
Trump congratulates Lithuania, with focus on Ukraine, defence spending, fighting ISIS
2017 m. vasario 10 d. 11:17
US President Donald Trump has congratulated Lithuania on the upcoming independence...
Open letter to Jarosław Kaczyński
2017 m. sausio 25 d. 16:42
I have always been among a right winger politician in Lithuania who supported and support the party you founded with your late brother Lech in 2001 Law and Justice.
President: defence spending shouldn't be tied to specific figures
2017 m. sausio 19 d. 10:02
Lithuania should not tie itself to specific financing figures as its defence spending will...
Lithuania needs bigger defence budget for cyber security, universal conscription - MP
2017 m. sausio 19 d. 09:53
Lithuania needs a bigger defence budget to ensure cyber security and prepare for universal...
PM backs proposal to boost defence spending to 2.5% of GDP  (1)
2017 m. sausio 18 d. 18:54
Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis supports lawmakers' proposal to update a...
Seimas panel initiating new deal on defence financing  (1)
2017 m. sausio 17 d. 17:04
The Lithuanian parliament's National Security and Defence Committee has decided to initiate update of the agreement reached among political parties on defence spending .
Lithuania updates security strategy
2017 m. sausio 10 d. 09:39
Lithuania's updated National Security Strategy will highlight corruption and social exclusion as threats, the chairman of the parliament's Committee on National...
Peasants mull revising parliamentary agreement on defence
2017 m. sausio 5 d. 09:42
The Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union (LPGU) is considering revising an agreement on the...
Lithuanian national security – what awaits in the future
2017 m. sausio 2 d. 12:01
Processes proceeding far from Lithuania and right by its borders lead to the conclusion that challenges to national security have not disappeared. Today it is hard...
McCain sees Lithuania's move to raise defence spending as important signal
2016 m. gruodžio 30 d. 12:53
Lithuania's commitment to earmark 2 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) to defence in 2018 is an important signal, Republican Senator John McCain of the...
President signs 2017 state budget
2016 m. gruodžio 29 d. 12:59
President Dalia Grybauskaitė signed under the 2017 state budget project which already...
Minister of Defence on his plans for national defence infrastructure
2016 m. gruodžio 29 d. 12:39
Raimundas Karoblis ’ name has so far not been well known in Lithuania. A career diplomat...
Lithuania should spend more than 2% of GDP on defence - Min of Defence
2016 m. gruodžio 28 d. 10:55
Lithuania should allocate more than 2 percent of its gross domestic product for its national...
Pavilionis. Pearl Harbor – the USA and Lithuania
2016 m. gruodžio 9 d. 13:13
Exactly 75 years ago the USA experienced a blow which would change the course of history. Making use of all its capacities the US learned from history and entered...
Two signals from Donald Trump to the Baltics that Russia won’t like
2016 m. gruodžio 8 d. 14:49
After Donald Trump was elected President of the United States there were numerous concerns that the new master of the White House will be inclined toward pro-...
Hybrid threats facing Lithuania – real or imagined?
2016 m. lapkričio 22 d. 12:21
If you type the word “hybrid” into the Google search machine, you will get a rather...
No general conscription for Lithuania before 2020
2016 m. lapkričio 21 d. 11:01
Should Lithuanian politicians decide to introduce general conscription , preparations would...
New government’s vision – wishing to appear progressive, but...
2016 m. lapkričio 18 d. 10:39
The Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LPGU) and the Lithuanian Social Democrat Party...