U.S. rotational troops will bring in more heavy weaponry - Lithuanian DefMin

  • 2016-03-31
Lithuanian National Defence Minister, Juozas Olekas, says that the United States’ decision to increase its budget for European defence will bring in more heavy weaponry.  This is due to U.S. troops being stationed in Lithuania on a rotational basis from February 2017. "The scope of U.S. troops' presence in Lithuania will remain fairly the same […] but U.S. forces will bring mode modern heavy weaponry. The rotation time will also be longer, and military training will intensify. The United States' military presence in Lithua...
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