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Greece to boost its defence force amid tension with Turkey

Greece to boost its defence force amid tension with Turkey

Greece is facing two major external challenges- the coronavirus pandemic and Turkish provocativeness, government spokesperson Stelios Petsas said on Monday. He noted that a stabilisation in the number of daily cases is…

Turkish spy plane

Greek jets chase off Turkish spy planes

Defence sources revealed yesterday that on 15 August, Turkish spy planes violated Greek airspace but were soon chased out by fighter jets. According to the revelations published by Kathimerini, Turkey sent two…

US suspends delivery of F-35 fighter jet parts to Turkey 1

US suspends delivery of F-35 fighter jet parts to Turkey

The United States has suspended delivery of F-35 fighter jet parts to Turkey in retaliation for Ankara’s decision to move ahead with the purchase of a Russian surface-to-air missile system, U.S. officials…

Lockheed Martin to upgrade Greek F-16 fighter jets 3

Lockheed Martin to upgrade Greek F-16 fighter jets

Lockheed Martin announced that it will launch the upgrade of 85 Greek F16 fighter jets with the Block 70/72 Viper system next Monday. Making the announcement today during a press conference in…

Greek fighter jets flying in for upgrade 6

Greek fighter jets flying in for upgrade

Greece’s Alternate Defence Minister Dimitris Vitsas said the government is planning to upgrade its fleet of F-16 fighter jets – or at least part of it – to Viper class. “There are…

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