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U.S. Army spy planes flies mission around Belarus

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At least two U.S. Army RC-12X Guardrail aircraft equipped with a specialized system to provides multi-mission electronic surveillance support have conducted what appears spy mission in Lithuania near the border with Belarus, according to FlightRadar 24. According to data from the flight-tracking service, two RC-12X Guardrail aircraft, which carried the U.S. Army registration 92-13120 and […]

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Lithuanian company to unveil hybrid electric buggy concept at IDEX 2021

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Lithuania-based Ostara announced that it is preparing to unveil a futuristic concept of the hybrid electric-diesel special purpose vehicle during the defense biennial IDEX 2021. At the announcement, Darius Antanaitis, Ostara Lab CEO said this exhibition is very important for the Krampus project, as the company will debut with a stealth, fast, hybrid Krampus Mk1 […]

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U.S. Army M1 Abrams tanks spotted in Lithuanian forest near Belarus border

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U.S. Army M1 Abrams main battle tanks, HMMWVs and other tactical military vehicles were spotted in Lithuanian forest in the training area Pabrade, 15 km from the Belarusian-Lithuanian border, according to multiple reports. According to a recent Army service news release, U.S. troops and tanks have arrived in Lithuania for deployment to support Lithuanian land forces with […]

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Lithuania to receive 4 Black Hawk helicopters

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Ministry of the National Defense Republic of Lithuania has announced that it is signed today a contract on the acquisition of new Black Hawk helicopters from the Government of the United States. The official press release said that Lithuanian DefMin Karoblis & US Acting Secretary of Defense Miller signed a contract on the procurement of […]

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Lithuanian company develops hybrid electric buggy for special forces

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OSTARA’s engineers are working to develop a future high-speed off-road troop transport with a hybrid propulsion system. The new vehicle, called the Krampus, is designed to provide stealth, fast, mobile transportation over demanding terrain to meet the light-mobility needs of light infantry and special operations forces. The new ultra-light combat vehicle can transport a maximum […]

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Belarus’ Mi-24 helicopter suspected of violating Lithuania’s airspace

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Lithuania suspects a Belarus Mi-24 attack helicopter (NATO code name Hind) entered its airspace on Sunday afternoon without permission, the Belsat news agency reported. The head of the Belarusian diplomatic mission in Vilnius, Valery Baranouski, received a protest note today. The reason is the violation of the state border by the Belarusian military helicopter, according […]

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Belarus is flexing its military ‘muscles’ close to NATO’s borders

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On Tuesday, embattled Belarus’ president Alexander Lukashenko said that he had ordered the deployment of troops on the country’s western border in full combat readiness. In a televised meeting, Lukashenko said the units were on full alert and ready to fulfil their obligations. According to Lukashenko, Belarus had deployed armed units on its western borders with […]

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Russia conducts massive military drills in Kaliningrad exclave

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Russia is holding a massive military exercise in Kaliningrad, a sensitive exclave of Russian territory sandwiched between Poland and the Baltics. Kaliningrad is a tiny Russian enclave sitting between Poland and Lithuania, a Russia’s strategic outpost on NATO’s doorstep. Missile formations of Russia’s Baltic Fleet have held drills in the Kaliningrad Region for eliminating a […]

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Belarus’ long-range missile systems spotted near Lithuanian border

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The Belarus’ Army has begun deploying heavy artillery systems, main battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and other equipment to the Lida region, close to the Lithuanian border. Moreover, several residents have released on social media images showed the latest Belarusian multiple launch rocket systems in the Lida region. The Polonez is a long-range missile system […]

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Lithuanian Army receives additional Javelin missiles

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Lithuanian Armed Forces have received the United States of America additional Javelin man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank missile systems, according to U.S. Embassy in Vilnius. Javelin missile supplement worth of a little over $31 million has been handed over to Lithuania as part of the assistance. Lithuania is planned to acquire missiles for USD 104 million over […]

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