Ministry of National Defence (Lithuania)
|Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania|
|Lietuvos Respublikos Krašto Apsaugos Ministerija|
Flag of the Ministry of National Defence
Logo of the Ministry of National Defence
|Jurisdiction||Government of Lithuania|
|Annual budget||LTL 870.2 Million|
|Minister responsible||Juozas Olekas, Minister of National Defence|
|Deputy Ministers responsible||Antanas Valys, Vice-Minister of National Defence
Marijus Velička, Vice-Minister of National Defence
Ramūnas Usonis, Vice-Minister of National Defence
|Ministry executives||Arvydas Pocius, Chief of Defence of the Republic of Lithuania
Vilmantas Tamošaitis, Chief of the Joint Staff
The Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Respublikos krašto apsaugos ministerija) was established in 1990. Its mission, according to its website, consists of: "Implementation of joint policy with NATO, cooperation with foreign countries in defence sector, representation of Lithuania by coordination of international humanitarian law, management of national defence and security financial resources, army provision with armament, equipment and other resources, implementation of personnel management policy, preparation of military reserve, administration of compulsory military draft, preparation of society for civil resistance, planning national mobilisation."
- Europa Publications (1999). Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Volume 4. Routledge. p. 516. ISBN 978-1-85743-058-5.
- "Functions of National Defence Ministry". Lithuanian Ministry of Defense. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
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