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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...

Greece Mulls Purchase of F-35 Fighter Jets from the US

Greece is among the potential buyers for new F-35 fighter jets from the United States, according to Admiral Mathias Winter, head of the Pentagon office for the F-35s. The information was made public in a Reuters report which came...

United States Mulls F-35 Fighter Jet Sales to Greece

The United States is considering expanding sales of Lockheed Martin Corp-made F-35 fighter jets to Greece, according to a Reuters report which came out on Thursday. The US is considering boosting the defenses of four European allies, including Greece, Spain, Romania...

Lockheed Martin’s Upgrade Program of Greek F-16 Fighter Jets to Start Monday

The upgrade program for 85 Greek Air Force F-16 fighter jets to the Block 70/72 Viper standard will be formally launched on Monday, Lockheed Martin VP Business Development Initiatives in Europe Dennis Plessas said on Thursday. Speaking at a press conference...

Trump Signs Defense Bill Delaying Sale of F-35 Jets to Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump has approved a defense budget bill that suspends the sale of  F-35 fighter jets to Turkey. The $716 billion John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA) prohibits the sale of F-35...