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Greece to Build New Advanced Drone Called ‘Griffin’

Greece is to build a second, more advanced drone utilizing the work and the know-how gained from the "Archytas" program that produced the country's first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). The Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) for the financing of the construction...

Iranian Drone Downed in Ukraine Made With US Parts

An Iranian drone downed in Ukraine was constructed with parts made by multiple US and Western companies according to a Ukrainian intelligence report which was passed on to the US. Russian forces have been using drones, artillery, and airstrikes to...

Greek Inventor Creates Anti-drone System Called Minotaur

A Greek inventor in Larissa claims to have created an anti-drone system that would destroy Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV's). Kostas Soukos named his creation "Minotaur" after the ancient Greek mythical creature portrayed with the head and tail of a bull...

US Deploys Eight MQ-9 Reaper Drones to Greece

The US has deployed eight MQ-9 Reaper drones to Larissa Air Base in central Greece for a year. The first four unmanned aerial vehicles were assembled in Larissa while the rest arrived from U.S. bases in Europe ready to take...

Turkish Drone Spies on Sole Resident of Greek Islet Kinaros

A Turkish Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone, flew over Kinaros on Wednesday, a Greek islet whose only inhabitant is Irene Katsotourchi. It is unclear what kind of military intelligence the Turkish drone had tried to get...

Greece’s First Unmanned Aerial Vehicle “Archytas” Ready for Service

Greece's first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) called “Archytas” is almost ready to start flights over the Greek islands and the border regions. The UAV is expected to substantially upgrade Greece’s defense as a whole while it will also join civil...

Greece Unveils Prototype of New Vertical Take-Off, Landing Drone

A prototype of Greece's first vertical take-off and landing drone, called "Archytas," was unveiled by the nation's authorities during a military exercise in the eastern Aegean in late September. The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), called "Archytas," was presented to deputy...

Greece to Manufacture New Border Surveillance Drones

A new border surveillance drone, which represents the next generation of unmanned surveillance aircraft, will be manufactured by a Greek firm.

EU Drone Rules Move Closer To Takeoff

Moves towards EU-wide regulation of unmanned aerial vehicles – more commonly known as drones – took another step closer to reality on Thursday. MEPs and European Council negotiators agreed provisional rules which could eventually see drones and their operators required...