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Greek Navy Frigate Runs Aground Near Psyttaleia Island

The Greek Navy Frigate Kanaris ran aground near Psyttaleia island in the Saronic Gulf early in the morning on Thursday; no injuries or serious damages reported. The frigate was returning to the Salamis Naval Station when it became entangled in...

Impressive Greek Navy Demonstration in Thessaloniki

The traditional October 26 Greek Navy demonstration in Thessaloniki; which took place on the anniversary of the city's liberation, was quite impressive. Citizens and tourists in the country's second biggest city enjoyed the sea and air manoeuvres orchestrated by the...

Greek Navy’s Lockheed Martin P-3 Aircraft to get Rockwell Collins Upgrade

Lockheed Martin has tapped Rockwell Collins for its Flight2 integrated avionics system, Rockwell Collins said. The system is to be used to upgrade the Greek navy’s Lockheed Martin P-3 aircraft. The Hellenic Navy is looking for an upgrade, according to...

Greek Navy Band Steals Limelight with ‘Despacito’ Performance (video)

The Greek Navy band gave an unforgettable performance in the centre of Thessaloniki during events organized by the Navy in honor of Admiral Nikolaos Votsis; who became a national hero when he made a torpedo boat raid into Thessaloniki harbour to...

Greek and Chinese Navy Conduct Joint Training Exercise in Saronic Gulf

Hellenic Navy units and ships of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Naval Task Group (TG) 150 took part in a joint training exercise in the Saronic Gulf, concluding the Chinese task group's visit to Greece, the Greek Navy announced...

Legendary Greek Battleship ‘G. Averof’ Returns to Permanent Base (video)

The historic ship "Georgios Averof" which served as the Greek flagship during most of the first half of the last century, arrived back at Trocadero quay, next to Faliro Marina on Wednesday. It returned to her permanent berth after the...

New Greece-Turkey Tension at Imia Islets

New tension was generated on Sunday between Greece and Turkey regarding the Imia islets in the Aegean, according to an ANT1 television report. The report cited Turkish media claiming that Greek navy ships violated Turkish territorial waters six times around...

Turkish Navy Carries Out Gunnery Exercise Near Greek Island

Turkish patrol boat "Kusadasi" violated Greek waters and carried out a gunnery exercise two miles east of Greek island Farmakonisi on Friday morning, leaving after the appearance of a Greek Navy gunboat. The Turkish Navy warship started fire with real ammunition...

Captain Grigoris Pavlakis, the Last Greek War Hero From D-Day Has Died

The last Greek hero of the Normandy landing, Captain Grigoris Pavlakis, has died at age 95. The Captain was originally from Crete and participated in the most famous and biggest allied effort against Germany. He was the chief officer of the corvette...

Cyprus and Greece Execute Joint Search and Rescue Exercise Thursday

A search and rescue exercise entitled Salamis 01/16 will take place on Thursday afternoon in the sea area south of Cyprus, and within its area of responsibility, according to an announcement of the Cyprus Defense Ministry. The exercise will be...