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Greece Reportedly to Acquire Ten F4 Standard Rafale Fighters
Air

Greece Reportedly to Acquire Ten F4 Standard Rafale Fighters

Greece is reportedly planning to order ten F4 standard Rafale fighter jets. Greek authorities hold negotiations with the French manufacturer Dassault Aviation.

North Macedonia’s New President Says “Macedonia"
Bilateral Relations

North Macedonia’s New President Says “Macedonia"

North Macedonia’s new President, Siljanovska, said “Macedonia” in the oath, referring to the Republic of Macedonia as it was known until 2019.

Hellenic Navy Considers Acquiring the 4th F/C FDI Belh@rra
Navy / Maritime

Hellenic Navy Considers Acquiring the 4th F/C FDI Belh@rra

The Greek Defence Ministry is considering acquiring the 4th frigate FDI Belh@rra as an LCS surface unit, and Coastal Patrol Vessel alternatives seem to fail.

Naval Group Lays Keel of HN’s 3rd FDI Formion
Navy / Maritime

Naval Group Lays Keel of HN’s 3rd FDI Formion

On April 15, 2024, the first block of the third Greek FDI frigate HN “Formion” was laid at the Naval Group shipyard in Lorient.

Greece Plans Acquiring Israel's Spyder Anti-Aircraft System
Weapon / Missile

Greece Plans Acquiring Israel's Spyder Anti-Aircraft System

Greece Plans to Acquire Israel's Spyder Anti-Aircraft System. The Hellenic Air Force met with Rafael to discuss the Acquisition.

India Plans on BrahMos AShM Sale to Greece
Weapon / Missile

India Plans on BrahMos AShM Sale to Greece

Indian media has shared an animation for its BrahMos supersonic anti-ship missile, including the missile being ‘used’ by Greece against Turkiye.

The U.S. Sent an LOA for the F-35 Lightning II to Greece
Air

The U.S. Sent an LOA for the F-35 Lightning II to Greece

The U.S. sent the Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) regarding the F-35 Lightning II aircraft supply to Greece.

Hellenic Navy Receives Three MH-60R Helicopters
Air

Hellenic Navy Receives Three MH-60R Helicopters

Hellenic Navy deployed three Romeo MH-60R Seahawk helicopters at the Kotroni Air Base in Marathon.

The U.S. Sends Large Amounts of Military Equipment to Greece
Land

The U.S. Sends Large Amounts of Military Equipment to Greece

An American cargo ship, Leroy A. Mendonica, unloaded Bradley infantry fighting vehicles and Abrams tanks in northern Greece.

Greece Receives 44 mod4 Heavy-weight Torpedoes
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Greece Receives 44 mod4 Heavy-weight Torpedoes

According to the Greek publication To Vima, Hellenic Navy Receives 44 SeaHake mod4 Heavy-weight Torpedoes.

Sikorsky Concludes Greece’s three MH-60R Helicopters
Air Navy / Maritime

Sikorsky Concludes Greece’s three MH-60R Helicopters

Lockheed Martin's subsidiary Sikorsky has completed testing of the first three of seven MH-60R SEAHAWK helicopters that the Hellenic Navy acquired.

Turkiye To Join The European Sky Shield Initiative
Weapon / Missile

Turkiye To Join The European Sky Shield Initiative

German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius stated that Turkiye and Greece will join the Sky Shield initiative aiming for a common European air defence structure.

Greece Asks Royal Navy to Grant Minesweepers
Navy / Maritime

Greece Asks Royal Navy to Grant Minesweepers

The United Kingdom may grant retired minesweepers to Greece as Turkiye has not allowed them to cross the straits due to the Montreux Convention.

Greece may have asked for 12 F-35A
Air Weapon / Missile Ammunition

Greece may have asked for 12 F-35A

DSCA announced the Greek F-35A acquisition plan for 40 aircraft with an approximately $ 8 billion budget. The actual plan might be for 12 stealth aircraft.