Turkey Accuses the U.S. of Favoring Greece in Fighter Jet Sales Saga
Turkey has accused the U.S. of favoring Greece and losing its "neutrality" if Congress approves the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Greece and opposes Turkey's F-16 purchase. Turkey's Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalın warned on Tuesday that this would be...
Western Leaders Ponder Providing Fighter Jets to Ukraine
Members of the NATO alliance are unsure of whether to send fighter jets to Ukraine. For now, the US and UK have rejected the idea but Poland and France are more receptive. Since the Russian invasion began in February of...
Greece Requests to Buy 20 Lockheed F-35 Fighter Jets from the US
Greece has sent an official request to the United States for the purchase of twenty Lockheed Martin-made F-35 fighter jets, the country's prime minister said on Thursday. Speaking to reporters in Madrid during a NATO summit, Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Greece...
US-Greece Defense Act Approved by Senate Committee
The US-Greece Defense Act, which will boost support for Greek military modernization, has passed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
US Notifies Turkey of Removal from F-35 Program
The United States has officially given notice that Ankara has been removed from its F-35 program, according to Pentagon officials.
Greece Eyes US F-35 Jets After French Rafale
Greece is eying to buy the state-of-the-art F-35 fighter aircraft from the US, the country's Defense Minister revealed on Tuesday. Speaking after Greece and France signed the agreement to buy 18 Rafale fighters, Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos said that "sooner or...
Greece Requests to Buy Squadron of US' F-35 Stealth Jets
Greece has asked the United States to purchase up to two dozen fifth generation F-35 aircraft to boost its defense capabilities in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean, it emerged on Monday. The official Letter of Request (LOR) from the Department...
US Withholds Six F-35 Jets Meant for Turkey
The United States National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) 2021 has authorized the Air Force to utilize, modify, and operate six Turkish F-35s that were manufactured but never delivered because Turkey was suspended from the F-35 program. The NDAA, which is...
Greek PM to Discuss Purchase of F-35 Jets With President Trump
Greek premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced in an interview published on Sunday that he will raise the possibility of Greece acquiring the state-of-the-art F-35 fighter jets during his meeting with President Trump at the White House on January 7. "We can...
British F-35 Jets To Use Cyprus as Base For Syria, Iraq Operations
The UK’s newest and most advanced generation of fighter jets, the "Lightning F-35 B," recently completed its first operational missions to Syria and Iraq, flying out of the Akrotiri British Sovereign base in Cyprus. The mission is part of the...
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