Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 68

Under NATO’s Partnershipfor Peace program, the US-Lithuanian military exercise "AmberHope 95" began August 4 at Rukla training grounds in centralLithuania, BNS reported. The US finances the exercise and providesthe equipment, weapons, and military instructors who will supervise140 Lithuanian soldiers. The first stage, which ends August 19,focuses on using communications equipment, setting up observationposts, practicing reconnaissance missions, and defusing mines.The second stage from August 20 through 25 will see practice incombat-like conditions involving shooting, mining, freeing capturedcivilians, and escorting convoys.

Lithuania, Estonia Modernizing Airlines.