Lithuania's anti-tank units opening drills in Pabradė
An annual exercise Hunter of anti-tank units is starting in the Pabradė training ground, eastern Lithuania, on Monday.
During the training, Lithuanian troops together with Spanish, US, Canadian, Croatian, Dutch, French and German soldiers from the NATO Enhanced Forward Presence battalions in Lithuania and Latvia will conduct firing from anti-tank weapons, update their tactical skills and deepen unit management skills, study tactics of armored enemy equipment and the equipment used, as well as share experience and learn from experts from the US and Ukraine, the Lithuanian Defense Ministry said.
According to the press release, the training will be held until April 20.
It will include over 700 troops from eight NATO member-states. It will for the first time include troops from the Netherlands, Spain, Croatia and France.
Participants of the Hunter exercise will be able to drill air support call procedures for the first time in history.