Mustamato is that you ?
Slightly larger than West Virginia, population 2.3 million
As for their military doctrine they donīt really have any belief in that they can stop Ivan, their training seems to be focused on delaying actions (they are NATO-members after all) and guerilla type attacks. They have conscription where the boys serve 12 months.
National guard (Latvijas republikas zemessardze):
Latvians on an exericise in Italy
Latvians on an exercise in Austria
During a competition
90 mm recoilless gun
40 mm BOfors L-70
Somehow related to the Bofors guns
Engineers, one of them armed with a Swedish K-pist m/45B
Swedish-made FN MAG (Ksp 58B)
Latvian contribution to ISAF
RBS 70 (too large picture to post)
PS-70 radar system
I got that feeling too, but who cares. Thanks for the pic's Kekkonen .
I'm really liking that HK21E.
Lots of old Swedish military weapons and equipment in the Latvian military. The AK5 for example.
I think your guess is as good as mine since I donīt know Latvian. Here is the caption that came with the picture: "Starptautiskais vingrinājums "Summer Shield 2005" Ādaos (10.-23.07.2005.)"Originally Posted by Trace
... thatīs some seriously old trucks, I guess they got them from Swedish army,
unused but made in the 1960īs "
Swedish-donated AK4 (not AK5 as skinner tries to tell you)
During training in Denmark
Ekhm... this map is more than a little bit out-of-date.Originally Posted by Kekkonen
Very nice pics!!!Thanks!
That was international exercise Summer shield 2005! The main unit who were involved was 2nd infantry batallion!!! my unit the line NCO's were from Michigan national guard. we worked mainly on squd level tactics in peace keeping operations.Originally Posted by Trace
Takes a Pole to see that I guessOriginally Posted by Smok
A53 "Virsaitis", largest ship in the Latvian Navy
Ex-Norwegian Storm fast patrol crafts
Search and rescue
2nd infantry batalion 2nd company..am I right?Originally Posted by conscript
Are they wearing the old US cam?
Yes you know your right! I crack your nick mate!!! And for uniforms yes its pattern is like US, its just made in Latvia! Nice pics!!! And guy with HK 21E isn't from SF becouse SF usualy dont use AK4 their main gun is M16 rifle!Originally Posted by anvo