The restructuring need to take place before 1 July. Bergmanis reported that in the period when the state was saving money, Zemessardze suffered the most, therefore, "the time has come to repay", the most integrated service in the composition NAF.
Now in Zemessardze battalions 18, which are placed on three edges. National guard performs their tasks throughout the territory of Latvia and participates in international operations, so the regional division.
It is planned to form four teams, according to the defense Ministry. It is also planned to increase the readiness to invest 70 million euros in equipment and infrastructure.
In Zemessardze are now 8,000 people, and by 2020 their number should increase to 11-12 thousand