Turkey Violates Greece’s Airspace 110 Times in a Single Day
On Thursday, Greece announced that Turkey's jets and UAVs violated Greek airspace 110 times on Wednesday. The provocations by Turkey came on the same day that Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned Athens that Ankara will decide “when and where...
US State Department Responds to Turkish Violation of Greek Airspace
On Saturday, the US State Department responded to the Turkish violation of Greek airspace, which involved Turkish jets flying dangerously close to the Greek city of Alexandroupoli. In a statement, Ned Pierce, a State Department spokesperson, stated that: "We encourage all...
Remembering Fallen Lieutenant Nikolaos Sialmas
The Chief of Hellenic National Defense General Staff honored the memory of a fallen lieutenant by flying a plane over his memorial on Friday.
Turkish Fake News Presents Defense Minister Akar Flying Over Greece's Aegean Sea (video)
The Greek Defense Ministry refuted a Turkish report and video showing the neighboring country's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar allegedly flying over the Aegean Sea in a training jet. On Tuesday, the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet reported that Akar had flown over the...
Barrage of New Violations of Greek Airspace by Turkish Jets
The Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA) recorded 36 violations of Greek national air space over the northeast, central and southeast parts of the Aegean Sea on Wednesday. GEETHA said nine of the violations were carried out by three formations...
Turkish Jets Violate Greek Airspace Over Kastelorizo
Two Turkish F-16 jets flew over the island of Kastelorizo in the eastern Aegean on Thursday, minutes after the helicopter carrying Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos was departed the island for Athens. The fighters were seen flying at an altitude of only 4,000 feet...
Turkish Fighter Jets Violate Greek Airspace 56 Times in a Single Day
Turkish fighter jets violated Greek airspace over the Aegean 56 times on Tuesday, making such incidents an almost daily phenomenon. According to the Greek Ministry of National Defense, the air force recorded 56 violations of national airspace in the Northeast,...
Hellenic Air Force: Turkish Provocations on the Rise in 2017
The Hellenic Air Force released figures that show that 2017 was the year that Turkey did the most violations of Greek airspace. Compared to last year, the armed Turkish warplane formations that entered the Athens FIR without warning tripled, while...
Turkey Continues to Violate Greek Territorial Waters, Airspace
A number of violations of Greek airspace and territorial waters by Turkish warplanes and battleships on Monday forced the Foreign Ministry to issue a complaint about International Law violation. Just two days after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' meeting with...
Turkey Launches First Ballistic Missile, Continues Provocations in Aegean
Turkey launched its first long-range ballistic missile at Sinope on Thursday, while provocations in Greek airspace continue unabated. Turkish National Defense Minister Fikri Isik spoke to A Haber television saying that, "Our 280-kilometer range Bora missile was launched from...