Ministry of National Defence (Lithuania)

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Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania
Lietuvos Respublikos Krašto Apsaugos Ministerija
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Ministry overview
Formed 1990
Jurisdiction Government of Lithuania
Headquarters Vilnius, Lithuania
Employees 14,995[1]
Annual budget LTL 870.2 Million[2]
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
Website www.kam.lt/en

The Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Respublikos krašto apsaugos ministerija) was established in 1990.[3] 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."[4]

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