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Greek Inventor Creates Anti-drone System Called Minotaur

A Greek inventor in Larissa claims to have created an anti-drone system that would destroy Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV's). Kostas Soukos named his creation "Minotaur" after the ancient Greek mythical creature portrayed with the head and tail of a bull...

Greece Vs Turkey: The Military Balance in the Aegean

The military balance between Greece and Turkey is of great importance as relations between the two countries have deteriorated so sharply that a conflict in the Aegean has become a conceivable possibility. As a result, the military balance between Athens...

US Deploys Eight MQ-9 Reaper Drones to Greece

The US has deployed eight MQ-9 Reaper drones to Larissa Air Base in central Greece for a year. The first four unmanned aerial vehicles were assembled in Larissa while the rest arrived from U.S. bases in Europe ready to take...

New Drone Technology Helps Scientists Do the Impossible

Drone technology is reaching new heights helping identify and protect endangered species and plant life. In Greece, Amazon is set to build the first smart hub for drones on Naxos island. The team at the National Tropical Botanical Garden...

Greece Vows to Counter Threat Posed by Turkey’s Drones

Greece announced on Friday that it is taking measures to defend against Turkey's drones (UAV) that have been spotted recently operating over Greek islands in the eastern Aegean. Minister of Defense Nikos Panagiotopoulos acknowledged the proliferation of UAV overflights by...

Greek City of Trikala Tests Drone Delivery of Medicines

The city of Trikala in the Thessaly region has become the first Greek city to complete a successful test of delivering medicinal drugs via an unmanned drone. The red drone, with four rotor blades, took off from the northwestern...

Turkish Drones in Occupied Cyprus Deepen Tensions in the Region

An air base in northern Cyprus is currently hosting drones from Turkey, causing tensions to rise throughout the region. Cyprus, politically divided after the Turkish invasion of 1974, has felt that the Turkish government is reproducing its "expansionist agenda"...

Drones That Make Rain: New Technology to Combat Drought in UAE

Scientists in the United Arab Emirates have developed drone technology that releases an electric charge inside of clouds to create rain. The technology is used to combat drought and severely hot climate. The UAE is implementing this technology across cities...

Israeli Company Leases Maritime Reconaissance Drones to Greece

An Israeli company, Israel Aerospace Industries, is now leasing maritime reconnaissance drones to Greece, which will have an option to buy.

Report Reveals Morocco Set to Buy Turkish Drones

A deal for Morocco's purchase of Turkish drones shows how the market for the drones is expanding, according to a new report.