In recognition of their service, Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet awarded medals, accompanied by words of appreciation, to Estonian servicemen who have participated in missions and operations.30.04.2021 - 19:56
We salute the veterans
By wearing the blue hepatica flower pins we show our support to veterans of the Estonian Defence Forces.
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Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet
Kalle Laanet is the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Estonia since January 26, 2021.
The Minister of Defence is responsible for the organisation of national defence in the Republic of Estonia.
Website introducing Estonia’s defence development
Estonian Ministry of Defence has launched a website introducing the development of national defence since the restoration of independence. According to Minister of Defence Jüri Luik since then the firepower and the willingness to defend has Estonia has seen a significant increase.
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NATO Cyber Defence Pledge Conference 2021: Entering to a New Decade, on April 15 will focus on the strategic, political, and practical implications of ensuring a cyber-enabled Alliance.
We will look at the relevant strategic issues as well as cyber-resilient supply chain, national critical infrastructure, and the enablement of NATO operations, missions and activities. The conference will bring together leading experts from political and military level, as well as from academia and industry.
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