Posts tagged as Ministry of National Defense

Lithuania’s DefMin mulls additional troop vaccination against measles

Monday, April 15, 2019

Lithuania’s Ministry of National Defense is considering additional immunization of troops against measles as the number of measles cases is rising, Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis says. In his words, the ministry is considering, first of all, vaccinating troops facing the highest risk of contraction. “We are now looking into all options and risks. We are probably heading towards vaccinating troops with the highest risk here in Lithuania,” the minister told…

Lithuania to spend around EUR 142 mln on new JLTVs

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Lithuania plans to spend around 142 million euros on the purchase and maintenance of new American joint light tactical vehicles, or JLTVs, the Ministry of National Defense said on Wednesday. The funds would be allocated for 2020-2023, making it the second-largest acquisition in the history of Lithuania’s army, following the purchase of Boxer armored fighting vehicles. Lithuania plans to complete negotiation with the US government on the purchase of 200…