Commander of the SOF Juris Ušackis points out that there are various possible threat scenarios facing Latvia, and these units must be ready to react to any and all.
The A2/AD discussion is very useful because it highlights that, yes, overall NATO is superior, but that its forces are in the wrong place and at often too low a readiness.
A senior defence analyst at the RAND Corporation explains why the overall message that NATO needs to send coming out of Warsaw should be one that reinforces the gold standard of deterrence.
According to Political Advisor at the U.S. Mission to NATO Tamir G. Waser the fundamental problem with Russia is their lack of transparency.
Commander of Allied Joint Force Command (AJFC) Brunssum Salvatore Farina said that NATO was and is ready to defend the territories of member states.
General Hans-Lothar Domrose, Commander of the Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum, in an interview with Defence Matters.
Sergeant Rolandas Nakvosas is the Squad leader of the 2nd Surveillance Squad of the Heavy Artillery Company, King Mindaugas Hussar Battalion of Lithuania.
The Lithuanian Chief of Defence Major Gen. Jonas Vytautas Zukas held talks with the Commander of the US (and NATO) European Command Philip M. Breedlove
At a meeting with the delegation of the US Senate Committee on Armed Services, the Chairman of the National Defence Committee of the Riigikogu, Marko Mihkelson expressed gratitude for the long-time support of the USA
If the Russian economy collapses and is not capable of opposing the West, the final card left on the table for Russia will be its armed forces saysJānis Kažociņšthe former head of the Latvian Constitutional Protection Bureau
According to the Latvian National Armed Forces a Russian ”Bereza”-class SR-936 military supply ship was detected about five nautical miles from Latvian territorial waters
Chiefs of Defence of the three Baltic States discussed relevant issues of security and defence cooperation of the Baltic regionat a meeting in Palanga
The demonstration of Russian military machinery near Latvian borders the past ten years has seen a substantial upsurge recently.