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Greece's Flying Firefighter Fleet in 'Borderline Condition'

The condition of Greek airborne firefighting fleet after 40 years of services was described as “almost borderline” by the Greek Public Order Minister Nikos Dendias. “Air forces are making major efforts to maintain the planes in a good state but...

Joint Military Exercises for Greek and American Army

Lately, several joint military exercises have been organized between elite units of Greek and American armed forces. The U.S. Army, recognizing the excellence and the abilities of the Greek Army, recently organized a series of various military exercises and simulations...

Boat Full of Immigrants Found in Ionian Sea

A boat, full of illegal immigrants that are now out of danger, were found this morning in the Ionian Sea. The boat was spotted by an AB-205 helicopter of the Hellenic Air Force, west of the island of Cephalonia...

Greece, Israel to Perform Joint Aeronautical Exercises

Greek and Israeli Air Forces will carry out joint aeronautical exercises in the Aegean and the Peloponnese in the coming week of October. According to the Hellenic Air Force, Greece and Israel will conduct in common the following activities as...

Greeks Ready For Egypt Evacuation

The bloodbath in Egypt has no end. Chaos, violence and the ongoing civil war are plunging the country into a deeper crisis. According to new estimates, the number of dead from the conflicts between Morsi’s supporters and the security...

New Look For Greek Armed Forces

Radical changes are about to take place in Greece’s Armed Forces according to a new structure which was presented on April 25 to the Standing Committee for Foreign Affairs and Defense of the Greek Parliament. This new structure is designed...

Two Greeks Among NATO’s Top Pilots

Greece has some top guns of its own in the sky. Honorary distinctions were awarded to  Hellenic Air Force officers who participated in Tactical Leadership Program (TLP) of NATO in Albacete Air Force Base, Spain. Captain Theocharis Katsaros was voted...

Air Force Cancels Training Activities Due to Poor Finances

The Hellenic Air Force cancelled its scheduled training activities from Monday the 26th to Friday the 30th of September due to its bad finances. According to daily newspaper Elefterotypia, the above mentioned training is part of the general training “Alexander-2011”...