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Baltic states hope for joint naval procurement
The Baltic republics of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia plan to continue developing their respective navies, regarding them as important elements in the NATO alliance — particularly in a potential confrontation with Russia.
However, the naval fleets in all three countries have not received much brand-new equipment since they were formed in the early 1990s.
This could change with an ambitious Naval Vision 2030+ plan, which proposes joint development and procurement as the next level of Baltic naval cooperation via a single tender for all three countries.
Estonia is particularly keen on Naval Vision 2030+ as it ties in with the …
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