Lithuania to spend over EUR 17 million on weaponry for Land Force

60 million litas (over EUR 17 million) will be spent on fighting vehicles, anti-tank weaponry and mortars next year to bolster the Lithuanian Armed Force’s Land Force, the Ministry of National Defence said on Thursday.
Lithuanian special forces in Afghanistan
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