On December 8-10, at the Ministry of National Defence of Lithuania the 14th Conference of Baltic Cartographers was held. The event was also attended by cartographers from the Czech Republic, Italy, and the United States of America.
In the conference cooperation of the Baltics in cartography was reviewed - provision of geo-support for armed forces in regions of missions, charting military aeronavigation maps, exchange of geo-spatial information. In the conference priorities of future cooperation of the Baltic States were discussed, Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian services of military cartography agreed to cooperate in updating the existing LFC - M 1:500 000 low flight maps, and creating new products for the national armed forces. military.
Cartography conference of the Baltic States took place for the fourteenth time. The event is annually hosted by another Baltic country, next year it will be held in Riga.
Information by 1st Lt. Rūta Gaižutytė. Picture by Alfredas Pliadis.