To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu Search

Lithuania commissions former Danish patrol ship

13th January 2017 - 13:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


With most of the defence headlines in Eastern Europe dominated by the arriving NATO forces the re-equipping by regional countries of their militaries can fly under the radar.

Lithuania is one such country in the spotlight and recent years has seen it begin to improve its capabilities, particularly at sea. Most recently the country commissioned a new patrol vessel purchased from Denmark along with submarine detection sonar systems for €6.5 million ($6.9 million) last year.

In a ceremony at Klaipėda on 11 January the Sėlis was formally commissioned into the Patrol Ships Division of the Lithuanian Navy. According to the

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

Read full bio

Share to