On 10 September, Vice Admiral Peter Derek Hudson (Royal Navy), the Commander of the NATO Maritime Command (MARCOM) at Northwood, conducted a visit in Vilnius, the Ministry of National Defence informs.
Ministry of National Defence
© DELFI / Tomas Vinickas

At the Ministry of National Defence he met with Defence Policy Director Vaidotas Urbelis, Chief of Defence of Lithuania Major General Jonas Vytautas Žukas, and Commander-in-Chief of the Lithuanian Navy Rear Admiral Kęstutis Macijauskas.

Baltic and Baltic-NATO defence cooperation with the key focus on the Baltic navies was presented to the guest at the meetings. Other points addressed were the trilateral maritime cooperation projects - the Baltic Naval Squadron (BALTRON) and the Sea Surveillance Cooperation Baltic Sea (SUCBAS), and the cooperation in the fields of qualification improvement, and search for and neutralisation of unexploded ammunition in the Baltic Sea.

Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) is the central command of all NATO maritime forces and reports directly to NATO's Allied Command Operations (ACO) in Mons, Belgium, just as its counterparts, Allied Land Command (LANDCOM), and Allied Air Command (AIRCOM).

Įvertink šį straipnį
Norėdami tobulėti, suteikiame jums galimybę įvertinti skaitomą DELFI turinį.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(0 žmonių įvertino)
0
Leave a comment
or for anonymous commenting click here
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

Lithuania reports rise in cyber attacks of high and medium importance

The number of cyber incidents of high and medium importance in Lithuania increased by 40 percent last...

Ministry to spend around 142 million euro on tactical vehicles

The Ministry of National Defence (KAM) has presented the US government an application for purchasing...

Lithuanian army acquires Javelin anti-tank missiles for 20 mln USD

The Lithuanian Army has acquired U.S.-made Javelin anti-tank missiles worth 20 million U.S....

Lithuania, Poland to sign new deals on defense cooperation

New Lithuanian-Polish agreements on defense will be signed during Lithuanian president Dalia...

Vytautas Bakas: ‘We need to be more receptive to the needs of servicemen’

The Committee on National Security and Defence of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania held a...