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Population 3,565,205
Budget$ 1,145,750,000
Manpower 16000
Aircrafts 10
Fighters 0
Helicopters 5
Attack helicopters 0
Fleet 11
Aircraftcarriers 0
Submarines 0
Nuclear weapons 0


The Lithuanian Armed Forces, also known as Lietuvos ginkluotosios pajegos in Lithuanian, is the main deterrent against any security threats to Lithuania. The current number of active personnel is 20,565 The end of conscription in September 2008 was followed by a reintroduction in 2015. This was due to geopolitical concerns in the light of the Russo-Ukrainian War. Lithuania's defense system is built on the idea of total and unconditional defense, as mandated by the National Security Strategy of Lithuania.

Lithuania's defense policy aims to prepare the country for general defense and integrate Lithuania into Western security structures and defence systems. The defense ministry is responsible to search and rescue, combat forces, and intelligence operations. They also oversee border protection and passport duties. Although border police are not part of the defense system, they would be. Assist the army in an invasion. The special security division handles communications security and VIP protection.

Source: Wikipedia