Lithuanian Land Force personnel training at an exercise in Germany

Lithuanian Land Force personnel training at an exercise in Germany

On January 5 through February 5 approx. 200 Lithuanian Land Force members are training at Allied Spirit 22 at Hohenfels, Germany. The exercise trains interoperability in the participating units in realistic battle conditions.

“Exercise Allied Spirit 22 gives our military personnel exceptional opportunities to train the latest technical and technical procedures in person with our allies, as well as exchange experience, deepen their knowledge and strengthen mutual trust,” said Commander of the Lithuanian Land Force Brig Gen Raimundas Vaikšnoras who visited his troops in Germany earlier this week.

Lithuania delegated service members of units of the Mechanized Infantry Brigade Iron Wolf, National Defence Volunteer Force and Juozas Vitkus Engineer Battalion to the exercise.

Exercise Allied Spirit 22 trains the participants to complete command, reconnaissance, maneuvering, fire support, mobility and counter mobility and defensive tasks. A competent evaluation team observes and assesses the training audience as they complete exercises tasks. The majority of training Lithuanian troops are involved in is combined with U.S., German and Latvian forces.

The international exercise training audience amounts to over 5,000 servicemembers from 15 NATO allies and partners: Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Moldova, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Command and control is provide to the exercise by the German Army's 1st Armoured Division Staff.

Information credits: Lithuanian Land Force

Photo credits: Lithuanian Land Force, training audience.