Lithuania's army begins its largest annual exercise in Klaipeda

  • 2016-03-08
The largest annual exercise of the Lithuanian armed forces, Operation Lightning Strike, began on March 8 in the Western Lithuanian city of Klaipeda.  Operation Lightning Strike is aimed at training the country’s armed forces to carry out operations alongside units subordinate to the Ministry of the Interior.  It will also concentrate on the armed forces’ interaction with civilian institutions in the event of hybrid warfare. A series of threats ranging from hybrid warfare to a terrorist attack will be si...
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