Greece is ready to add 6 new Rafale fighters to its order placed on Jan 25 for 18 Rafale which included 12 Rafale recently in service with the French Airforce and 6 new Rafale produced at Dassault Aviation plant in France
This makes a total of 24 Rafale Jets for Greece.
France on Sunday confirmed that Greece had agreed to buy six more of its Rafale jets, bringing to 24 the number of French fighters sold to Athens for billions of euros.
"Excellent news: Greece has just announced its intention to acquire six additional Rafales. Together, we are working to build true European autonomy," French Defence Minister Florence Parly tweeted.
Greece was the first European country to buy the combat jets made by Dassault Aviation.