US deploys advanced anti-aircraft missiles in Baltics for first time

The Patriot battery was brought to the Siauliai military airbase on Monday, ahead of the Tobruk Legacy exercise, and will be withdrawn when the exercise ends on July 22, a Lithuanian defence ministry spokeswoman told Reuters.


Jul 10, 2017, 23:31 PM IST
Russia could overrun two European nations in 60 hours, warns US think tank

Russia could overrun two European nations in 60 hours, warns US think tank

In the event of such a development, NATO forces would suffer severe damage including loss of human lives. 

Feb 05, 2016, 22:35 PM IST

Baltics mull joint air defence system against Russia

Defence ministers for the three Baltic states said Thursday they are mulling a joint air defence system in response to security concerns over Russia`s activity in the region.

May 28, 2015, 23:57 PM IST

US sends heavy armour to Baltic states to 'deter' Russia

The United States on Monday delivered more than 100 pieces of military equipment to vulnerable NATO-allied Baltic states in a move designed to provide them with the ability to deter potential Russian threats.

Mar 09, 2015, 21:36 PM IST

Russia says NATO destabilises Baltics, plans war games

Russia accused NATO on Monday of destabilising northern Europe and the Baltics by carrying out drills there and announced new military exercises of its own, increasing tension over the Ukraine crisis.

Dec 01, 2014, 23:10 PM IST

NATO has secret plan to defend Baltics: Wikileaks

NATO has drawn up secret plans to defend the Baltic states against any Russian threat.

Dec 07, 2010, 09:43 AM IST