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Lithuanian Armed Forces buy new pistols instead of vaccines

By Vairis Godmanis on Tuesday, March 30, 2021

During the struggle against the terrible consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing consequences in the national economy, the Lithuanian Ministry of Defense bought a batch of new firearms to finally abandon the pistols of different caliber. The Armed Forces of Lithuania has already passed the first batch of German pistols HK SFP9 SF Paddle. This was reported by the press service of the Lithuanian Ministry of Defense. Lithuanian servicemen…

Latvia has little hope for mass purchase of electric vehicles

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

There are currently few public opportunities to support a massive transition from fossil fuel vehicles to electric cars, so hope falls on the private sector, Transport Ministry (SM) told Latvian Radio October 19. The  European Green Deal   aims to reduce transport emissions by 90% by 2050. In this context, Latvia is expected to move towards less polluting modes of transport over the next seven years. Rapid transition from the use of…

Lithuania looks to sign Black Hawk purchase deal with US in September

Monday, July 20, 2020

The Lithuanian government hopes to sign a contract with the United States on the purchase of six Black Hawk military helicopters in September, Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis said last week after meeting with a visiting high-ranking Pentagon official. “The negotiations are underway and we hope to complete them and sign contracts on upgrading helicopters to Black Hawks in September,” Karoblis told journalists after his meeting with US Secretary of the…

Lithuania Receives the U.S. Approval to Purchase Hundreds of JLTV Armoured Vehicles

Thursday, September 5, 2019

The Lithuanian Ministry of Defence informed that the U.S. administration has agreed to sell Lithuania its newest JLTV armoured vehicles. The contract for the purchase of 200 vehicles is to be signed this year, however, it is quite possible that the Lithuanians will buy more JLTVs in the future. Lithuania’s Deputy Defence Minister Giedrius Jeglinskas informed that the sides “are proceeding to agree on the contract”. The U.S. government has…

Estonian MEP Paet: Turkey’s missile purchase from Russia creates tensions with NATO

Monday, July 15, 2019

Urmas Paet, member of the European Parliament from Estonia, has said in his comments on the purchase of S-400 air defense systems by Turkey from Russia that such weapons procurement by Turkey causes tensions in relations with NATO. “Turkey, a country of 80 million people, is our important ally in NATO. Today’s news that Turkey has taken delivery of the first batch of the S-400 air defense system from Russia…

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey

Friday, July 12, 2019

 The first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Friday, moving the country closer to possible U.S. sanctions and a new standoff with Washington. A Defense Ministry statement said “the first group of equipment” of the S-400 air defense systems has reached the Murted Air Base near the capital, Ankara. The delivery of parts of the system will continue in the…