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Moldovan, US troops exchange experience in JCET-2016

Moldovan, US troops exchange experience in JCET-2016

About 90 Moldovan and US servicemen participate 1 through 31 March in the Joint Combined Exchange Training – 2016 (JCET) which is held at the […]

Russia poses the greatest threat to the security of Lithuania, the updated document points out  Photo: Kam.lt

Lithuania passes a new military strategy

“The Military Strategy of 2012 was no longer relevant in terms of security issues and the consequent new tasks for the Lithuanian Armed Forces. As […]

Canadian Defense Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan and his Ukrainian counterpart, General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak  Photos: Mil.gov.ua

In pictures: Canadian Defense Minister visits Ukraine

“The situation around Ukraine is not simple, and the world has no doubt about the presence of Russian troops in the east of our country. At this time, an international support is crucial […]

CMX 2016 is a NATO exercise in which the Alliance will rehearse and test its consultation and decision making procedures at the strategic political-military level

Romania sends 100 experts to NATO-led CMX 16 exercise

CMX 2016 is a NATO exercise in which the Alliance will rehearse and test its consultation and decision making procedures at the strategic political-military level. […]

Minister Hannes Hanso speaking to the audience during visit to Narva subdistrict of the Alutaguse Defence League Photo: Kaitseministeerium.ee

Estonia pleads for increase in number of voluntary Defense League’s members

Last night, minister Hanso visited the recently renovated building of the Narva subdistrict of the Alutaguse Defence League District and took part in the subdistrict’s information […]

Army ready to build 450 km long fence along border with Romania, Gen. Tibor Benkő pointed out Photo: Kormany.hu

Hungarian army ready to build fence along Romanian border

Speaking in an interview for the news portal Faktor, the Chief of Defence said that the HDF are getting ready to build another temporary barrier […]

A Russian soldier looks on in the course of the unannounced combat readiness inspection (Opuk range) in the Southern Military District   Photo: Mil.ru

RFE/RL: Russia’s military build-up at the Black Sea worries allies

The timeline itself clearly shows Moscow has been progressively enhancing military presence at the Black Sea. The militarization of the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia […]

The U.S. troops with Cobra Battery, Field Artillery Squadron Photos: Kam.lt

New shift of US troops arrives in Lithuania for joint training

The new shift will take part in joint combat training and exercises with soldiers of the Lithuanian Land Force till April according to the training […]

Royal marines on board a landing craft vehicle personnel (LCVP) before an amphibious assault during exercise Trident Juncture 15  Photo: Jfcbrunssum

NATO enhances forward presence to deter Russia

NATO Defense Ministers took steps to strengthen the Alliance defense and deterrence posture on Wednesday (10 February 2016). “NATO Defense Ministers agreed on an enhanced […]

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter conducts a press briefing at the Pentagon to announce the latest in his Force of the Future reforms focused on improving the quality of life for military personnel  Photo: Defense.gov

NATO, Allies welcome US decision to increase deterrence in Europe

Reacting today, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said: “I strongly welcome this proposal. The budget request will, if approved, lead to a quadrupling of funding to […]