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Greek Navy Exercises Off Crete Using Live Fire

Hellenic Navy exercises 'Spear', 'Seashore' and 'Periscope' that started on Monday in the sea area of Myrtos as well as in the North and South Cretan seas were completed on Friday, according to the Navy General Staff. The Hellenic Navy...

Greece Begins Joint Maneuvers with France South of Crete

Amid tensions with Turkey, Greek defense forces began a joint military exercise with French forces in the eastern Mediterranean on Thursday. Today's exercise south of the Greek island of Crete was the first manifestation of French President Emmanuel Macron’s commitment...

Turkey to Hold Aegean Military Exercise on Greek Election Day

Turkey has issued a navigational telex reserving a large area south of the island of Kastellorizo, within Greece's continental shelf, for military exercises on Sunday, July 7th as Greeks go to general elections. The Turkish Navtex has reserved an area...

Allied Fighter Jets Buzz Over Athens

A formation of fighter jets from Greece and other countries participating in the international air force exercise "Iniochos 2019" flew over the city of Athens on Thursday. The formation included seven aircraft (F-35, F-4, M-2000 and Tornados) from Greece, Italy,...

Turkey Launches Largest Navy Drill in Its History (video)

Turkey on Wednesday launched a massive military exercise in the Aegean, the Black Sea and the the Eastern Mediterranean which the official Anadolu News Agency dubbed “the largest navy drill in its history.” The four-day drill, dubbed “Blue Homeland 2019,”...

Turkey to Hold Massive Military Exercise in the Aegean

Turkish forces are preparing to hold their biggest ever exercises in the Aegean, involving frigates, destroyers and warplanes, between Feb. 27 and March 8, the Anadolu news agency reports. In a show of military muscle-flexing, more than one hundred warships...

Greece's National-Scale Military Exercise 'Parmenion 2018' Ends With Absolute Success (video)

The national-large scale military exercise Parmenion 2018, planned and conducted by the Hellenic National Defense General Staff ended with absolute success. Held throughout the country, Greece's Parmenion attracted the attention of many for its impressive exercises held in the Aegean...

Greece Impresses With Its Presence in 'Bright Star 2018' Military Exercise

Bright Star is a multinational aeronautical military exercise in the Mediterranean Sea that was established in 1980, after a peace agreement was signed a year earlier in USA’s Camp David between Egypt and Israel under Jimmy Carter’s administration. Since then,...