Nat Def 2022

Estonia is developing

its Defence Forces’

combat ability,

firepower and



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Allied forces in Estonia

Allied forces in Estonia

the security

of Estonia


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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

Minister of Defence Hannes Hanso

Minister of Defence Margus Tsahkna

Margus Tsahkna is the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Estonia since November 23, 2016.

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


Photo of the Week

Minister of Defence Margus Tsahkna

Minister of Defence visiting Iraq

Minister of Defence Tsahkna is meeting with Estonian servicemen participating in Operation Inherent Resolve, the anti-ISIL operation, and thanking them for their service, which also ensures Estonia's security.


Photo: Ministry of Defence


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