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Turkey Eyes Russian Jets if US Turns Down F-16 Request

Turkey is still open to buying Russian jet aircraft if its request to the United States is denied, according to remarks made by the head of Turkey’s Defense Industry, Ismail Demir, on Monday. "If the United States does not approve...

Israeli El-Al Plane Escorted by Greek Fighter Jets Over the Aegean

Greek fighter jets escorted an El Al Israeli passenger plane over the Aegean, after the pilot raised the alarm on Friday morning.

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, France Sign $2.8 Billion Rafale Jet Deal

Greece signed a 2.3 billion-euro ($2.8 billion) deal with France on Monday to purchase 18 Rafale fighter jets. Florence Parly, the French Defense Minister, signed the agreement in Athens to deliver 12 used and six new aircraft built by Dassault...

Barrage of Turkish F-16 Overflights Recorded in Eastern Aegean

The Hellenic (Greek) National Defense General Staff, or GEETHA, announced on Friday afternoon that a series of overflights conducted by Turkish F-16 fighter jets above Greek islands were recorded on Friday. More specifically, in a total period of just twenty-one minutes,...

Turkish F-16 Fighter Jets Violate Greek Airspace, Fly Above Northern Evros

The repeated Turkish provocations Greece has had to face recently seem to have no end, since on Wednesday afternoon, two Turkish F-16 fighter jets violated Greek airspace in northern Evros. It is believed that this is the first time Turkish fighter...

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...

Allied Fighter Jets Buzz Over Athens

A formation of fighter jets from Greece and other countries participating in the international air force exercise "Iniochos 2019" flew over the city of Athens on Thursday. The formation included seven aircraft (F-35, F-4, M-2000 and Tornados) from Greece, Italy,...

Six Turkish Fighter Jets Violate Greek Air Space

Just days after the provocative violation of the Athens FIR by Turkish F-16 fighter jets, in the cockpit of one of which was the the Commander of the Turkish Air Force General Akin Ozturk, six more Turkish aircraft illegally...

Greek-Turkish Dogfight Over Athens FIR

According to Ethnos daily, an extreme Greek-Turkish dogfight  emerged three times yesterday afternoon over the North and Central Aegean Sea, with the Turkish pilots violating Athens FIR despite Greek pilots’ warnings. In total, 12 Turkish F-16 fighter jets violated North...