Ministry of National Defence

NATO jets scrambled from Lithuania 3 times last week over Russian airplanes

NATO's air policing fighter-jets guarding the Baltic air-space were last week scrambled three times from Lithuania to intercept aircraft of the Russian...

Lithuanian delegation visiting troops in Afghanistan

A Lithuanian delegation led by the country's National Defence Minister Juozas Olekas is on a visit to Afghanistan where Lithuanian troops are serving in...

US-organized military drill opens in Baltic Sea

International exercise BALTOPS involving about 49 ships, 61 aircrafts and more than 5,000 troops from 17 NATO countries and the Alliance's partner-states...

Lithuanian defence minister discusses cooperation with UK ambassador (1)

On 4 June Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas discussed NATO reassurance measures in the Baltic region, bilateral defence cooperation and other...

Photography project draws attention to gender stereotypes behind Lithuania's conscription debate (8)

The Lithuanian government has decided to reintroduce military conscription this year, after which the Ministry of National Defence compiled a list of...

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