Lithuania will shortly ship extra help to Ukraine: the a lot wanted M113 and M577 armored personnel carriers and ammunition for reserve coaching. Minister of Nationwide Defence Arvydas Anušauskas underscored on the July 20 assembly of the Ukraine Protection Contact Group that the promised or already offered variety of M113s makes the armored car a consequential asset within the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and Lithuania is a considerable contributor to it. Minister additionally identified the function of supporter nations in delivering coaching for Ukrainian navy personnel.

“Ukraine has recognized key requirement for programs and the Lithuanian Armed Forces is able to meet it. We at the moment have requests for navy police officer and demining personnel coaching. The Lithuanian Armed Forces will even contribute instructors to the intensive Ukrainian navy coaching effort by the UK,” mentioned A. Anušauskas.


Lithuania’s newest help to Ukraine package deal encompasses two chief elements: navy tools and coaching for Ukrainian navy personnel, says Minister A. Anusauskas.

The navy help Lithuania has given thus far consists of the Stinger air defence methods, anti-armor weapons, physique armor vests and helmets, 120 mm mortars, small arms, thermovisors, drones, anti-drone tools, surveillance radars, M113 armored personnel carriers, vans, SUVs, the Bayraktar TB2 with ammunition that was crowdfunded for by the Lithuanian folks. The overall of assist Lithuania has offered to Ukraine to this point quantities to approx. EUR 123 million.

The Lithuanian Armed Forces can also be wanting into the potential for delegating a staff of as much as ten navy instructors to the UK the place 10 thousand Ukrainian troops will bear primary three-week navy coaching over the subsequent three months. The Ukraine Protection Contact Group is hosted by america of America and consists of not solely NATO but in addition associate nations from across the globe. Lithuania additionally proposes to rearrange wide-spectrum coaching for the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Lithuanian Land Force M577 Command Post Carrier
Lithuanian Land Drive M577 Command Put up Service