Posts tagged as training area

All Lithuania as a one big military training area

By Vairis Godmanis on Monday, March 29, 2021

Recently, the Ministry of Defense of Lithuania wanted to build a huge military facility in the West of the country, but the research showed that due to natural features, the designated territories do not meet the needs of the army in order to conduct comprehensive military exercises on them. In this regard, the Minister of Defense of Lithuania Arvydas Anušauskas and the Minister of Environment Simonas Gentvilas agreed that the…

Lithuanian govt greenlights plans to expand Pabrade training area

Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Lithuanian government adopted on Wednesday decisions opening the way for expanding the Pabrade training area to install new firing ranges and ensure better training of military units. The Cabinet approved a general development plan for a part of the eastern Svencionys district municipality that allows more than doubling the total area of the Pabrade training grounds to almost 17,514 hectares, from the current 8,486 ha. “With the approval of the plan, conditions will be…

Germany to help fund Lithuanian tank firing range

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

As Lithuanian Armed Forces seek to modernise a training area in Pabradė, Germany has pledged to allocate up to a million euros for procuring mobile target lifting system for training tank and armoured equipment live fire while in maneuver. Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence announced on November 26 that the ministry has entered into agreement with the German Federal Ministry of Defence to receive on a non-reimbursable basis up to…