(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) NATO's Crisis Management Exercise 2016 is scheduled to start in Lithuania on Wednesday.
NATO's Crisis Management Exercise 2016 is scheduled to start in Lithuania on Wednesday the National Defense Ministry said.
"On March 9-16 Lithuania will train in its 8th NATO Crisis Management Exercise 2016 (CMX 2016). The exercise will rehearse Alliance and partner consultation and decision making procedures at the strategic political-military level amidst a simulate crisis" the ministry said in a press release.
CMX 2016 is expected to focus on collective defense against hybrid warfare threats which makes it "particularly relevant to Lithuania" the press release read.
Finland and Sweden are due to take part in the exercise as partners while the European Union is due to be involved as an observer according to the press release.
The exercise is due to become the 20th NATO's CMX since 1992.