Go to starting pageSitemap   Lietuviškai For the disabled Mobile version

  

 

 

Facebook photo gallery

 

On 19 September an official Welcome Ceremony of the NATO Military Committee was held at Cathedral Square in Vilnius with military honours. It was attended by 28 Chiefs of Defence, International Military Staff, National Military Representatives.

 
 Agreement on the establishment of trilateral Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian Brigade will be endorsed
img

On September 19 Ministers of Defence of Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine, Juozas Olekas, Tomasz Semoniak, and Colonel Valeriy Heletey respectively, will endorse an intergovernmental agreement on the establishment of LITPOLUKRBRIG, a trilateral brigade to be formed by Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine, at a meeting in Warsaw, Poland.

null
 Baltic and Polish Chiefs of Defence met with Supreme Allied Commander Europe General P. Breedlove in Vilnius
img

On September 19, ahead of the NATO Military Committee Conference 2014 in Vilnius, Lithuania, Chiefs of Defence of the Baltic countries and Poland discussed regional security situation and the deliverables of the NATO Summit in Wales at a meeting in Vilnius.

 

The meeting focused on the Command and Control Elements that are planned to be established in the Baltic States and Poland. The Generals exchanged views on the possible requirements for the locations where the Command and Control Elements could be establishment, and discussed their prospective functions and subordination.

null
 Defence cooperation of Lithuania and Italy was discussed
img

On September 18 Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas and Ambassador of Italy HE Stefano Taliani de Marchio addressed intensifying defence cooperation between Lithuania and Italy.

 

The Minister expressed his delight with Italy’s plans to contribute to the NATO Baltic Air Policy Mission in 2015.

null
 Leadership of national defence extends condolences over the death of Polish soldier in Afghanistan

The leadership of national defence of Lithuania offers condolences over the death of a Polish soldier in a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.

 

“We extend our deepest sympathy over the death of Sergeant Rafał Celebudzki killed in the line of duty with the NATO International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. The Lithuanian Armed Forces stand firm in solidarity with the Polish Armed Forces in this moment of grief and send condolences to the family and colleagues of the fallen,” the condolence letter of Chief of Defence of Lithuania Major General Jonas Vytautas Žukas to the Chief of Defence of Poland says.

null
 Exercise Rapid Trident 2014 began in Ukraine
img

On September 15 a formal opening ceremony of an international Exercise Rapid Trident 2014 was held at the drills ground the International Peace Keeping and Security Center Javorivskyi, in Lviv, Western Ukraine. Roughly 1 thousand exercise participants from Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Georgia, Spain, U.S., Canada, Latvia, Poland, Moldova, Norway, Romania, Ukraine and Germany lined up in the square.

null
 NATO Military Committee Conference to be held in Vilnius, Lithuania
img

The accreditation form

 

The Military Committee, NATO’s highest Military Authority, will meet in Chiefs of Defence (CHODs) Session from 19-21 September 2014, in Vilnius, Lithuania. The Meeting will be hosted by the Lithuanian Chief of Defence, Major General Jonas Vytautas Žukas. This is the first CHODs meeting since the NATO Summit in Wales and the second time that the CHODs have met in Vilnius – the last time was in September 2004.

null
On September 1-11 the patrol ship LNS DZŪKAS (P12) of the Lithuanian Navy attended a large-scale multinational NATO-EU exercise Northern Coast 2014 in the territorial waters of Finland. Photo: courtesy of the Lithuanian Navy
Photo of the day

 
Totorių St. 25/3, LT-01121 Vilnius, tel. +370 5 273 5673, fax. +370 5 264 85 17, e-mail: asmenuaptarnavimas@kam.lt
Company number 188602751, VAT ID LT 100001016116
© Ministry of National Defence Republic of Lithuania.
Solution: Fresh Media