Lithuania Earmarks 2.5 Billion Euros To Modernize IFV, Howitzers, SAM Missiles By 2022

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Lithuania Earmarks 2.5 Billion Euros To Modernize IFV, Howitzers, SAM Missiles By 2022
Lithuanian MoD artist rendering of their VILKAS. (Graphic: Lithuanian MoD)

Lithuania has earmarked Euro 873 million for the defense expenditure for 2018.

Among the several programs listed in the Lithuanian Defence System document released , main modernization projects include two battalions of Infantry fighting vehicle BOXER-VILKAS until 2021, one artillery battalion of Self-propelled PZH2000 Howitzers until 2019, Norwegian–US advanced surface to air missile system NASAMS by 2020.

A total allocation of more than 2.5 billion euros is earmarked for the modernization program for 2017-2022, the document by Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania said.

 

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