Posts tagged as Latvia’s National Armed Forces

Latvia, Estonia place joint order for modern anti-tank weapons

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Latvia’s National Armed Forces, together with the Estonian Armed Forces, has placed an order with Swedish company Saab Dynamics AB for the supply of a new ‘Carl-Gustaf M4’ anti-tank weapons. “The order for the new Carl-Gustaf anti-tank weapons is a continuation of the cooperation with Scandinavian partners established several years ago. These weapons meet the needs of the National Armed Forces, and have ensured the successful execution of training exercises, as well as expanded…

Official secret permit issue system helps determine possible spies

Monday, November 5, 2018

Latvian Defence Ministry does not deny that termination of permits to access official secrets for workers of the defence system is one of the methods to help determine possible spies without handing them over to court, the ministry notes. Espionage in favour of another country in Latvia is a criminal offence that is punishable with a sentence of up to 20 years in prison. In an interview to LTV, former…

Latvian armed forces to practice cooperation with rescues services

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

On Tuesday, 17 April, Latvia’s National Armed Forces will be performing an exercise in Rezekne’s Audriņi and Vērēmi counties. These exercises are intended to train armed forces to cooperate with Emergency Medical Service, State Fire and Rescue Service, State Police and State Border Guard, as reported by Defence Ministry. Through exercises it is planned to improve the unity of National Armed Forces and civil institutions, as well as mutual cooperation…