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Lithuania: New PzH 2000 tanks on display as Flaming Thunder drills kick off01:19

Lithuania: New PzH 2000 tanks on display as Flaming Thunder drills kick off

Lithuania, Pabrade
August 12, 2016 at 00:50 GMT -00:00 · Published

The Flaming Thunder 2016 military drills kicked off in Pabrade, Lithuania on Thursday, with Germany, Latvia and Ukraine attending the exercises for the first time in its four year history.

On display during the military exercises, was the Lithuanian army's newly purchased Panzerhaubitze PzH 2000 armoured howitzer tanks. Lithuania bought 21 of these armoured PzH tanks from Germany, with the first two having been delivered in June and another 19 expected to be shipped by 2019.

The Flaming Thunder 2016 military exercises are due to be held from August 1 to 12. Over 2,000 soldiers from Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, Portugal, Ukraine and the US will be taking part in the military exercises.

Lithuania: New PzH 2000 tanks on display as Flaming Thunder drills kick off01:19
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The Flaming Thunder 2016 military drills kicked off in Pabrade, Lithuania on Thursday, with Germany, Latvia and Ukraine attending the exercises for the first time in its four year history.

On display during the military exercises, was the Lithuanian army's newly purchased Panzerhaubitze PzH 2000 armoured howitzer tanks. Lithuania bought 21 of these armoured PzH tanks from Germany, with the first two having been delivered in June and another 19 expected to be shipped by 2019.

The Flaming Thunder 2016 military exercises are due to be held from August 1 to 12. Over 2,000 soldiers from Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, Portugal, Ukraine and the US will be taking part in the military exercises.

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