Tag: Greek army

First Rafale jets will arrive in Greece in mid-2021 3

First Rafale jets will arrive in Greece in mid-2021

The first French-made Rafale type aircraft will arrive in Greece in the middle of 2021, explained Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis when answering a relevant question during a press conference at the…

Greece denies fake news that it is buying drones from Turkey 6

Greece denies fake news that it is buying drones from Turkey

Social media was set alight when Defense News spread a fake report that Turkish drone maker Assuva Savunma Sanayi announced on Tuesday that the Greek Ministry of Defence had decided to buy…

Andreas Holevas: The American-born Greek Presidential Guard 8

Andreas Holevas: The American-born Greek Presidential Guard

Born and raised in Pennsylvania, 28-year-old Andreas Holevas obtained a Greek passport to serve in the Greek Army and in particular in the Presidential Guard, “like his grandfather.” The expatriate Holevas has…

New second lieutenants of the Greek Army sworn in 15

New second lieutenants of the Greek Army sworn in

On Friday, the graduation and swearing-in ceremony of the new second lieutenants took place at the Hellenic Army Academy in Vari, a southeastern suburb of Athens. The swords to the new second lieutenants of…

350 American armoured vehicles to be sent to Greece 17

350 American armoured vehicles to be sent to Greece

A Greek Army team will head to the United States to select 350 Bradley IFVs (Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicles) from the U.S. Army surplus stocks, according to Military Leaks. The armoured vehicles…

Greek Army exercises near the Turkish border (PHOTOS) 19

Greek Army exercises near the Turkish border (PHOTOS)

Photographs from the DIMARATOS SOCRATES 2020 exercises that took place last Thursday in northern Greece, have been published. The exercises that took place on the northern port city of Alexandroupolis was published…

LIBERATION OF IOANNINA

Celebrating the Liberation of Ioannina

Ioannina, the largest city of Epirus was incorporated into the Greek state on the 21st of February 1913, after the Battle of Bizani in the Balkan Wars. The city’s formal name, Ioannina,…

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