Ben Hodges

US Army Europe commander coming to Lithuania

Lieutenant General Ben Hodges, commander of the United States Army Europe, is coming to Lithuania this week to meet with Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis and Chief of Defence Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas on Wednesday. […]


Lithuania to reach agreement with Boxer IFVs supplier in July

Lithuania expects to conclude its deal with Artec over acquiring infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) Boxer in July, the country’s army chief Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas said. Before that, the army needs to finish talks with the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) which will negotiate the deal with Artec on Lithuania’s behalf. […]

Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas

Lithuania asks NATO generals for permanent forces and air defence

The Baltic states have asked NATO‘s leaders and chiefs of defence of the Alliance’s member-states for constant rotation of Allied forces, although decisions will be made by politicians, Lithuania’s Chief of Defence Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas stated on Saturday. […]

General Phillip Mark Breedlove

NATO commander General Breedlove to come to Lithuania

Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Commander of US European Command General Phillip Mark Breedlove is scheduled to come to Lithuania next week. […]