Troops from the Lithuanian Air Force's Aviation Base are taking part in the Ample Strike international air force exercise hosted by the Czech Republic.
© DELFI / Augustas Didžgalvis

Aircraft crews are training to carry out close air support tasks and integration of air-ground operations during the exercise, which is running from Aug. 27 to Sept. 9.

The Lithuanian troops participate in the drills with L-39 light attack aircraft.

The annual Ample Strike exercise this year involves around 300 participants from 17 NATO and partner countries and 1,000 Czech troops.

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