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Photos: F-22 Raptors in Estonia

Two United States Air Force (USAF) F-22 Raptors recently landed at Ämari Air Base, Estonia, as part of their European mission. This forward deployment of the Raptors was part of the inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe and is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative, which provides support to bolster …

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US to station 250 tanks in six countries, including Estonia

The United States defence secretary, Ashton Carter, announced during his visit to Tallinn on Tuesday that Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Bulgaria, Romania and Poland will host heavy military equipment, including 250 tanks, Bradley infantry fighting vehicles and self-propelled howitzers. The move is seen as part of the attempt to reassure the …

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The No Tears project – 16 portraits of the Estonian Defence League men and women

Recently, a Lithuanian actress and TV host, Beata Tiskevic-Hasanova, and a photographer and political science student, Neringa Rekasiute, used photography to approach a controversial topic in their country – military conscription, which was reinstated by the Lithuanian government just a few months ago, in response to Russia’s aggression in the …

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Estonia’s largest-ever military exercise involves 13,000 soldiers

“Hedgehog”, a two-week military exercise that takes place in Estonia from 4-15 May, involves 13,000 soldiers, including reservists, conscripts, active-duty personnel, officials, Defence League members and allied troops. In an unprecedented scale for Estonia, up to 7,000 reserve soldiers have been called up to participate in the largest military manoeuvres …

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Estonia ranks fifth in the global cybersecurity index

According to the recent global cybersecurity index of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Estonia is ranked fifth in the world. The ranking is shared with Brazil, India, Japan, South Korea, Germany and the UK. The US is ranked first and Canada second. The top three also includes Australia, Malaysia and …

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