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  • 29 July 2016 15:26 Defence Forces commemorate WWII fallen

    Defence Forces commemorate WWII fallen

    Saturday, July 30 chaplains of Estonian Defence Forces laid wreaths at the Sinimäe Memorial and Red Army Soldiers´ monument in east Estonia to pay respects for all those fallen and injured in Sinimäe battle during the Second World War.

  • 21 July 2016 18:24 Estonian UN peacekeepers in Lebanon assume duties near Blue Line

    Estonian UN peacekeepers in Lebanon assume duties near Blue Line

    Estonian platoon Estpla-21 to Finnish-Irish Battalion serving in United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today assumed duties at UN Position 6-50 near the Blue Line, separating Lebanon and Israel.

  • 01 July 2016 14:42 Commander of Polish Infantry Company: we are welcomed friends

    Commander of Polish Infantry Company: we are welcomed friends

    On June 30, 2016, a Polish infantry company arrived in Estonia to train with members of the Estonian Defence Forces and other allied troops that have been deployed here.

  • 18 June 2016 15:36 Preparations under way for Saber Strike final battles

    Preparations under way for Saber Strike final battles

    Preparations are under way at the Estonian Defence Forces Central Training Area, close to Tapa for the climax of Sabre Strike exercise. Members of the Estonian and Allied forces conducted training Friday which involved passing on control of areas as well as moving through positions.

  • 15 June 2016 21:34 NATO Force Integration Unit reaches its full capacity

    Commander of Estonian Defence Forces, Lieutenant General Riho Terras announced on the June 13 at the opening ceremony of the NATO Force Integration Unit building in Tallinn that the NATO Force Integration Unit, created a year ago, is now ready to operate at full capacity.

  • 14 June 2016 14:10 Saber Strike exercise starts in Tapa

    Saber Strike exercise starts in Tapa

    Today, Saber Strike exercise involving 10,000 troops training in three Baltic countries, was officially declared open with the ceremony hosted in Tapa, Estonia.

  • 26 May 2016 09:38 Estonia calls for Patriot shield to deter Russia in Baltic region

    Article appeared in the Financial Times; May 26, 2016 By Sam Jones, Defence and Security Editor,  Tallinn

  • 02 May 2016 14:55 Exercise Spring Storm begins in southeast Estonia

    Exercise Spring Storm begins in southeast Estonia

    Estonian Defence Forces' largest annual, 18-day exercise Spring Storm kicks off today. The exercise will involve approximately 6,000 troops from a total of ten allied countries this year.

  • 20 March 2016 16:01 Defence Forces receive Javelin anti-tank missiles from U.S.

    Defence Forces receive Javelin anti-tank missiles from U.S.

    Estonian Defence Forces has received a second tranche of Javelin anti-tank missiles. The $33 million purchase was funded with U.S. European Reassurance Initiative funds.

  • 17 March 2016 10:38 Estonia conducts rapid response readiness exercise

    Estonia conducts rapid response readiness exercise

    A rapid response readiness exercise is currently underway in Estonia. The snap exercise involving the whole Estonian Defence Forces peacetime structure, including 1 st and 2 nd Infantry Brigade, is aimed to train the readiness to respond to any potential threats.


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