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The Greek military is recruiting 1,600 new professional soldiers

The plan for strengthening the Greek military with more professional personnel is in full swing starting in 2021. The decision to recruit 1,600 professional personnel in the Greek military was officially posted.…

Karavidas: The Greek Air Force has a "culture of victory" 1

Karavidas: The Greek Air Force has a “culture of victory”

Stefanos Karavidas, a retired pilot, analysed the capabilities of the French-made Rafale fighter jet that Greece will acquire and highlighted that the Greek Air Force has a “culture of victory.” Karavidas served…

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Three Turkish intrusions in Greek airspace on Christmas Eve

Three Turkish jets violated Greek airspace in the afternoon of Christmas Eve, over the islet of Rho, located in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, close to the Turkish coast. The violations occurred between 3:34pm…

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Greek Air Force to upgrade its fleet of Mirage warplanes

Greece’s Defence Ministry announced the signing of an agreement with three French companies for the upgrading of the Hellenic Air Force’s fleet of Mirage 2000/5 warplanes. The agreement was signed between Dassault…

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Greece sends humanitarian aid to Albania

Greece’s General Secretariat for Civil Protection, announced that the Greek Air Force on Sunday helped with the transfer of some 9 tonnes of humanitarian aid to neighbouring Albania, which was recently struck…

Pilot of Air Force Training Aircraft crash found dead 6

Pilot of Air Force Training Aircraft crash found dead

The second pilot of the T-2 training aircraft crash which went down 7 miles north of Sparta has been found dead. The Air Force search and rescue teams have found the pilot…

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Greek Air force training aircraft crashes in Tripoli

A T2 Air Force training aircraft crashed shortly before 10 am on Tuesday 28th of August, 2018, in the wider area between Sparta and Tripoli, near the village of Vlahokerasia. According to…

Greece’s Vasilis Kalogeridis named best pilot in NATO 8

Greece’s Vasilis Kalogeridis named best pilot in NATO

Squadron Leader Vasilis Kalogeridis has been named NATO’s best pilot and was voted as the top combat trainer everyone would choose to fly with in combat operations. The pilot achieved the highest…

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