Germany Minister of Defence: Never again will freedom of Lithuania be sacrificedFREE

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 10:58
In her congratulatory message to the German-led NATO battalion in Lithuania, Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday pledged to defend Lithuania's freedom and independence.

President expects parlt to debate defense deal with US next weekFREE

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 14:03
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė expects the Seimas to debate an agreement on the status of US troops in Lithuania during its extraordinary session next week.

Lithuania formally welcomes NATO battalionFREE

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 13:43
Lithuania on Tuesday formally welcomed troops of NATO's enhanced forward presence battalion that is being deployed to the country in response to Russia's threat.

Fast-track ratification of Lithuania-US defence deal would be political signalFREE

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 11:22
A proposed fast-track ratification of an agreement on the status of US troops in Lithuania would be a political signal that the country is ready to host American soldiers, President Dalia Grybauskaitė's chief national security adviser said on Tuesday.

Lithuania proposes treaty on status of US troops for parlt ratificationFREE

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 10:31
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė has submitted the treaty with the United States on the status of US troops in Lithuania for fast-track parliamentary ratification, the President's Office said on Monday.

Six military instructors begin service in IraqFREE

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 10:20
Six Lithuanian military instructors on Tuesday begin service in Iraq as part of the US-led Operation Inherent Resolve to train Iraqi forces to fight the Islamic State.

Germany's Minister of Defence coming to LithuaniaFREE

Monday, February 6, 2017 15:53
Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen and top-ranking NATO generals are coming to Lithuania to attend a formal presentation of the NATO battalion on Tuesday.

US warship USS Hue City arrives in Klaipėda (1)FREE

Monday, February 6, 2017 14:52
USS Hue City guided-missile cruiser of the United States Navy arrived in the Lithuanian port city of Klaipėda on Monday and docked in the port.

Lithuanian army expects German teaching to use BoxerFREE

Friday, February 3, 2017 11:59
Lithuania's Armed Forces expect German troops to cooperate in the training of Lithuanian troops to use the purchased infantry fighting vehicles Boxer.

Lithuania appointing new defence attache to RussiaFREE

Friday, February 3, 2017 11:10
Lieutenant Colonel Petras Montvila should be appointed as Lithuania's next defence attache to Russia, members of the parliamentary National Security and Defence Committee confirmed to BNS after discussing candidates on Wednesday.

German, Lithuanian land force commanders sign letter of cooperation (1)FREE

Thursday, February 2, 2017 13:04
Brigadier General Valdemaras Rupšys, the commander of the Lithuanian Land Force, and Lieutenant General Joerg Vollmer, the chief of staff of the German Army, have signed a letter of mutual cooperation, the Lithuanian Defence Ministry said on Thursday.

Foreign Minister thanks Germany for security guaranteesFREE

Thursday, February 2, 2017 11:16
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius on Wednesday had a telephone conversation with Germany's new Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel to discuss bilateral relations and European challenges, the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry said.

Scope of national security threats changing - Chair of CommitteeFREE

Thursday, February 2, 2017 10:43
The scope of national security threats is changing with the European Union and NATO becoming the main target, the head of the Lithuanian parliament's Committee on National Security and Defence said on Wednesday after a meeting at the State Security Department.

70 German troops from NATO battalion land in LithuaniaFREE

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 14:20
Around 70 German troops to join the international NATO battalion to be stationed in Lithuania landed in the Karmėlava airport, the Kaunas district, on Wednesday.

About 140 German troops from NATO battalion to land in LithuaniaFREE

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 10:53
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About 140 German troops scheduled to land in the Karmėlava airport in the Kaunas district to join the international NATO battalion to be stationed in Lithuania.

New shift of US troops bringing 10 tanks to Lithuania (1)FREE

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 14:59
The new shift of United States troops is coming to Lithuania in February with ten tanks.

Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian brigade reaches combat readinessFREE

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 11:06
The Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian brigade LITPOLUKRBRIG in late January was declared to be at full operational capability, the Lithuanian Defence Ministry said.

Some 450 German troops to arrive in FebruaryFREE

Monday, January 30, 2017 16:26
Several hundred German troops will come to Lithuania by plane and by train in early February for their deployment in the country as part of NATO's multinational battalion, the Defence Ministry said on Monday.

Preventive measures taken in the army unit after troop's deathFREE

Monday, January 30, 2017 14:27
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After a Lithuanian troop died of meningitis, an extremely contagious disease, preventive measures were taken on Monday in the unit of his service.

67% Lithuanians agree NATO battalion will help deter hostile statesFREE

Monday, January 30, 2017 10:50
Some 67 percent of Lithuanian residents agree that the international NATO battalion under establishment in Lithuania will help deter hostile countries, shows a poll published on 27 January.