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A Greek Evzone Made in the USA

Greek-American Andreas Holevas may be the only man to obtain a Greek passport just to serve the country of his ancestors as an Evzone.

Greek Team Wins European Best Sniper Competition

Greece won the first place in the annual European Best Sniper Team Competition 2022 which took place in the Hohenfels Training Area, Germany.

Greece Braces for Fire Season Hoping to Prevent Repeat of 2021 Disaster

Greece is bracing for the fire season hoping to avoid a repeat of 2021 when it was hit by some of the most devastating fires in recent history in the northern part of Evia island and West Attica. The new...

Greek Army “Most Lethal Team” at West Point Competition

The Greek Army won two prestigious awards at the Sandhurst Military Skills Competition at the West Point Military Academy over the weekend, including "Most Lethal Team" and  "International Trophy." Greece, represented by the Evelpidon Military Academy in Athens, came sixth...

Greece Unveils Prototype of New Vertical Take-Off, Landing Drone

A prototype of Greece's first vertical take-off and landing drone, called "Archytas," was unveiled by the nation's authorities during a military exercise in the eastern Aegean in late September. The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), called "Archytas," was presented to deputy...

Greek Army To Be Deployed to Assist Firefighters Across Greece

Greece's Defense Minister announced on Thursday afternoon that the Greek Army will assist the firefighting efforts across the country.

Greek Shipowner Who Donated His Wealth to the Armed Forces Dies at 97

Iakovos Tsounis, a Greek shipowner and World War II veteran, died on Saturday at the age of 97.

Greece Extends Military Service to 12 Months

Greece announced on Thursday that is extending the mandatory military service in the land forces to twelve months, from the current nine. The duration of military service in the Greek Army, the Navy and the Air Force has now been...

Greek-Israeli Consortium to Produce New Vehicles for Greek Army

An Israeli consortium of the firms SK Group and Plasan intend to acquire 90% of the Hellenic Vehicle Industry (ELVO), which will manufacture tanks for the Greek Army as well as the Greek police. As reported in Auto News, the...

Greek Army On Alert as Hundreds of Migrants Converge on Turkish Border

Greek defense forces and the police increased their patrols on Friday at the land border with Turkey along the Evros River as hundreds of migrants and refugees have now created an encampment in the neutral zone separating the two...