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Hellenic Navy, from Chaos to Strategy
Navy / Maritime

Hellenic Navy, from Chaos to Strategy

Hellenic Navy re-organises its order plans for its equipment programs while FDI, corvettes, MEKO, Type 214, and LCS are on the table.

Greek-British Meeting Cancelled
Bilateral Relations

Greek-British Meeting Cancelled

Greece and the UK's planned Prime Minister’s meeting has been cancelled. Greek Premier tweeted that it was the decision of British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

Greece Upgrades F-16s to F-16V Block 70 Level
Air Modernisation

Greece Upgrades F-16s to F-16V Block 70 Level

The Greek Air Force modernises the F-16C/D Block 50 fighters to the F-16V Block 70 level, creating a homogeneous fleet of 121 F-16V fighters before 2030.

Hellenic Navy’s Dilemma for Constellation Class Frigates
Navy / Maritime

Hellenic Navy’s Dilemma for Constellation Class Frigates

Hellenic Navy’s acquisition plans created major disputes in Greek Media. Greek publication Flash’s claims over plans are denied by some others.

Greek Navy May Prefer FFG-62 Constellation-Class Frigates
Navy / Maritime

Greek Navy May Prefer FFG-62 Constellation-Class Frigates

Greek publication Flash claims that the Greek Navy may prefer FFG-62 Constellation-Class frigates for ASW missions instead of French or Italian corvettes.

Greece Formally Applied for Black Hawk Helicopters
Air Expo and Air Show

Greece Formally Applied for Black Hawk Helicopters

The Greek Land Forces are seeking to retire their ageing UH-1H Iroquois helicopters to get UH-60 Black Hawk. Greece made this request officially.

Dendias: Greece to Invest in Defence Industry
Defence Politics Investment

Dendias: Greece to Invest in Defence Industry

Greek Defence Minister Dendias states they will continue accelerating equipment programmes and investing in the defence industry.

Greek Defence Minister Enlarges Treaty of Lausanne to “All” Islands
Bilateral Relations

Greek Defence Minister Enlarges Treaty of Lausanne to “All” Islands

Greek Defence Minister Nikos Dendias said the Treaty of Lausanne guarantees the Greek sovereignty over all the islands.

Greek Defence Minister visits UAE Minister of Defence Affairs
Bilateral Relations

Greek Defence Minister visits UAE Minister of Defence Affairs

Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, UAE Minister of State for Defence, received Nikos Dendias, his Greek counterpart, at the Ministry's headquarters in Abu Dhabi.

Minister Guler: The U.S. did a Favour by not Giving the F-35
Air Bilateral Relations

Minister Guler: The U.S. did a Favour by not Giving the F-35

Minister Guler: The U.S. did not give us the F-35. This encouraged us to build our plane. Friendly countries want to become partners in this project.

Indian Navy in the Mediterranean
Navy / Maritime Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Bilateral Relations

Indian Navy in the Mediterranean

The winds of change in the region have brought negative consequences for Greece. Athens is now looking for a solution further away.

Greek Diaspora to Intercept Turkish F-16 Programme
Bilateral Relations

Greek Diaspora to Intercept Turkish F-16 Programme

Greek diaspora sent a letter to US Secretary of State in order to prevent this country from modernising Turkish Air Force.

Tension De-escalates in Aegean After the Elections
Bilateral Relations Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Navy / Maritime

Tension De-escalates in Aegean After the Elections

Turkiye and Greece to de-escalate tension in the Aegean Sea. Türkiye cancelled the Deniz Kurdu in returning Greece cancellation of Kataigis exercises.

Greece’s Storm Shadow / SCALP to Rely on MBDA
Weapon / Missile Investment

Greece’s Storm Shadow / SCALP to Rely on MBDA

MBDA announced that it would perform the mid-life refurbishment of Greece’s Storm Shadow / SCALP missiles.