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Greece To Buy US F-35’s But After 2028, Officials Say

On Monday, Greek government sources confirmed that Greece has decided that the fifth generation fighter aircraft of the Air Force will be the US F-35. Speaking to the Athens-Macedonia News Agency (AMNA) the same sources said that PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis...

Greece Ratifies Frigates, Jets Deal with France

Greece ratified a major arms agreement with France late on Tuesday which includes the purchase of three frigates and six new Rafale fighter jets to an existing order for 18 aircraft. The National Defense Ministry's bill was approved by Parliament....

Greece-Turkey Arms Race: Ankara Now Wants to Buy 40 F-16 Jets

Fears of an arms race between Greece and Turkey intensified on Friday after a Reuters report saying that Turkey has asked to buy 40 F-16 fighter jets from the US to upgrade its Air Force. The move coincides with...

Greece Purchases Powerful Israeli “Spike NLOS” Missile

Greece is to purchase the multi-purpose Israeli missile Spike NLOS in order to strengthen its military presence in the Aegean and Evros

Greece Says it Has No Intention of Starting Arms Race with Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday that Greece has no intention of engaging in an arms race with Turkey, following the agreement with France to buy at least three frigates. “I do not intend to enter into an...

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.

French Rafale Jets Fly Over Greece

French Rafale jets made their flying debut over Greece on Thursday during the joint bilateral exercise, "Skyros 2021". The exercise allowed Greece to take a close look at the jets that Athens recently signed a contract for, Greek National Defense...

Greece, France Sign $2.8 Billion Rafale Jet Deal

Greece signed a 2.3 billion-euro ($2.8 billion) deal with France on Monday to purchase 18 Rafale fighter jets. Florence Parly, the French Defense Minister, signed the agreement in Athens to deliver 12 used and six new aircraft built by Dassault...

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...