American Fighter Jets Fly Over Turkish Occupied Cyprus
American F-22 fighter jets tore across the skies of Cyprus, flying over Famagusta and Karpasia, causing frustration in Ankara. By bypassing the so-called Turkish control center for the occupied territories in Cyprus, the United States ignored submitting the relevant request...
First Upgraded F-16 Jets Arrive in Greece
The first two of a total of eighty-three upgraded F-16 jets arrived at the Tanagra Airbase in Greece on Monday. The first two F-16 Viper jets will serve as pilot training aircraft. Greece hopes to receive at least six more...
Battle for the Sale of F-16 Jets to Turkey Heating Up in US Congress
Battle lines are being drawn in the US Congress for the proposed sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey as Greek-American lawmakers are mobilizing to ensure that the Biden administration does not proceed with the sale and the upgrade...
Greece Requests to Buy 20 Lockheed F-35 Fighter Jets from the US
Greece has sent an official request to the United States for the purchase of twenty Lockheed Martin-made F-35 fighter jets, the country's prime minister said on Thursday. Speaking to reporters in Madrid during a NATO summit, Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Greece...
Is Poland About to Send Fighter Jets to Ukraine?
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Sunday that the US was "working actively" on a deal with Poland to supply Ukraine with jets to fight Russia. The deal, according to reports, could involve Poland handing over its existing MIG-29s,...
US Congress Moves to Block Sale of F-16 Jets to Turkey
Members of the US Congress are piling on pressure on the Department of State this week to prevent the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. On Thursday it emerged that a cross-party letter addressed to Secretary of State Anthony...
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.
Greece Signs Deal With France to Purchase 18 Rafale Jets
Greece is to sign a formal agreement with France for the purchase of 18 Rafale fighter jets at a ceremony in Athens on Monday. French Defense Minister Florence Parly will visit the Greek capital and will also hold meetings with...
Rafale Jet Purchase Approved by Greek Parliament
The Greek Parliament overwhelmingly approved on Thursday the purchase of 18 French-made Rafale fighter jets. All of Greece's political parties, with the exception of the Communist party and Gianis Varoufakis' Mera25, voted for the bill which was approved by a...
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