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Dassault: The Greek Connection of One of Europe’s Wealthiest Families

Dassault Aviation is the company behind the Rafale aircraft that Greece has acquired to help protect its borders.

Spectacular Air Show at Athens Flying Week Event

The Athens Flying Week, the biggest air show in the Balkans with over 500,000 loyal fans worldwide, returned again for another exciting aviation weekend at the Tanagra Airport, on 2 & 3 September. Flying at this year's show at Tanagra...

Greece Tops Defense Spending as Percentage of GDP in NATO

Greece is the NATO country with the highest defense spending as a percentage of GDP among all allies, including the US, data released on Tuesday show. According to NATO's Annual Report for 2022 presented in Brussels by Secretary General Jens...

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.