The Tobruq Legacy 2017 air defense exercise gets underway in the district of Šiauliai, in northern Lithuania, on Tuesday.
NATO jets
© DELFI / Orestas Gurevičius

The drills involve around 500 troops and some 30 air defense systems from Lithuania and another four NATO member states.

The US has deployed Patriot long-range anti-aircraft missiles in Lithuania to take part in the war games.

The US-organized Tobruq Legacy 2017 drills will also take place in the Czech Republic and Romania. The Lithuanian Air Force participates in the annual exercise for the third time.

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