Ministry of National Defence

Lithuanian conscripts 'cheesed off' after seeing NATO soldiers' food (1)

“Dinner in the canteen: 'Oh look, there's cheese!' - a soldier exclaimed. 'No, its for the Americans,' the chef answered strictly” - this was an exchange...

Quiet skies over Baltic for NATO jets in 2016 (1)

The beginning of the year 2016 remains calm for NATO air-policing jets guarding the Baltic skies – they again were not scrambled to identify and...

Over 250 international troops to take part in special forces exercise in Lithuania

Over 250 soldiers and civilian staff of the armed forces are to take part in an international special forces exercise Flaming Sword this spring.

Shortage of ammunition despite Lithuania’s new weaponry

Over the past few years Lithuania has been buying plenty of new weaponry for its armed forces, but the purchase of ammunition reserves to go with them has...

Two thirds of Lithuanians support raising defence funding

About 67% of the Lithuanian population fully or in part agree on the need to increase defence funding to 2% of the gross domestic product (GDP), shows a...

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