Greece Approves Purchase of Israeli Missiles
On Wednesday, Greece approved the long-stalled purchase of the Israeli-made Spike-NLOS missiles. The decision was taken during a meeting of the National Security Council which was chaired by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. During...
Greece Tops Defense Spending as Percentage of GDP in NATO
Greece is the NATO country with the highest defense spending as a percentage of GDP among all allies, including the US, data released on Tuesday show. According to NATO's Annual Report for 2022 presented in Brussels by Secretary General Jens...
Greece Considers Corvette Offers From France and Italy
Greece is set to make a decision on the corvette acquisition program after the final bids from France and Italy were submitted earlier in the week. The price tag of the program is currently estimated at €1.5 billion and involves...
Greece Warns Turkey: We Are Reaching the Limits of Our Patience
Greece warned Turkey that it is reaching the limits of restraint and patience following a period of intense Turkish provocations, including overflights and demands to demilitarize Greek islands. "We will do whatever it takes in order to defend and protect...
US State Department Welcomes Greece-France Defense Deal
The US welcomes Greece's continuous efforts to upgrade its defense capabilities, the State Department noted on Tuesday following the new defense agreement signed with France. "The US and Greece enjoy a robust defense relationship rooted in our shared values," a...
Greece to Buy Six More Rafale Jets, Bringing Total to 24
Greece announced on Saturday it will buy six more Rafale fighter jets from France bringing the total the number of French fighters sold to Athens to 24. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis revealed plans to acquire an additional six Rafales. "I...
First Rafale Fighter Jet from France Delivered to Greece
Greece received the first of the 18 Dassault-made Rafale fighter jets following the 2.3 billion-euro deal with France in January 2021.