Public opinion on defence issues

Estonians continue to have

a high level of support 

for national defence

and NATO.

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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 Hannes Hanso

Minister of Defence Hannes Hanso

Hannes Hanso is the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Estonia since September 14, 2015.

The Minister of Defence is responsible for the organisation of national defence in the Republic of Estonia.


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Dragoon Ride 2016 in Valga

Dragoon Ride: Heading into Eastern Europe with the U.S. Army’s 2nd ACR


The goal of “Dragoon Ride II” is to demonstrate NATO forces’ freedom of movement along NATO interior lines, as well as the U.S. commitment to NATO security.


The road march also facilitates the movement of U.S. Army units and equipment to the Baltic States for participation in the “Saber Strike 16” exercises.


Photo: Ardi Hallismaa


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