Latitude: 55° 3' 33" N Longitude: 24° 22' 0" E
Area use / Military Branches: Active
Rukla. Homebase of the Mechanized Infantry Brigade "Iron Wolf" .
Rukla based units:
- MIB Hq http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8c/MPB_Gelezinis_Vilkas.gif
- Staff elements
- 2 mechanized inf Battalions
- 1 artillery Battalion
- 1 logistic Battalion
- 1 recon and 1 signals company
The other units are dislocated
- Rukla Military Training Center
- NATO's Lithuania multinational battle group.
This is an allied, forward deployed defense and deterrence military posture in Eastern Europe to protect and reassure NATO's Eastern member states of their security. NATO's LBG consists of mixed German, Belgian, Czech, French, Icelandic, Netherlands and Norway forces. The battlegroup will be based at Rukla and placed under command of the Iron Wolf Motorised Infantry Brigade in case of deployment.
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