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Turkish aircraft illegally entered Greece’s airspace 141 times

Turkish aeroplanes and helicopters illegally entered Greece’s airspace 141 times yesterday (15 May), the Hellenic National Defence General Staff reported. According to Greek press reports, 20 Turkish F-16, 5 CN-235 maritime surveillance aircraft and 19...

US military helicopters arrive in Greece

Eight UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and more than 70 other pieces of equipment arrived at the Port of Thessaloniki as part of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade nine month rotational deployment in support of...

Greece receives first CH-47 Chinook heavy lift helicopters

Greece has received into service the first of 10 Boeing CH-47D Chinook heavy-lift helicopters, national media reported by www.geetha.mil.gr. The first three CH-47 helicopters have arrived in the port city of Piraeus on Friday, November...

Multinational Air Defense live fire conducted in Greece

Soldiers and Airmen from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, the German 1st Surface to Air Missile Wing, and the Royal Dutch Air Force's 802nd Squadron met to certify their Patriot fire...
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Greek apache helicopter crashes, both pilots survived

The helicopter was involved in a military exercise called SARISA 2016 and crashed in the sea region of Vrasna, Thessaloniki at around 9am. - See more at: CNN Greece reported that the two pilots managed...

Greece upgrades P-3B Orion maritime patrol aircrafts

Lockheed Martin and HAI launch Greece's P-3B Orion modernization and upgrade program, that reported by hellenicnavy.gr. In February 2016, the U. S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin Aeronautics a not-to-exceed $141.9 million firm-fixed-price, undefinitized contract to modernize...

Israel Air Force helicopter squadrons complete huge training drill in Greece

The Israel Air Force (IAF) completed a large-scale training exercise in Greece for its combat and transport helicopters last week.The exercise allowed dozens of air crews to gain valuable flight experience in mountainous terrain....

Airbus Helicopters rejects bribery allegations in Greek NH-90 deal

Airbus Helicopters on Monday rejected a German media report that the defence company had bribed Greek officials to buy several of its NH-90 helicopters. "These allegations are groundless and damage the reputation of Airbus Helicopters,"...

China and Kyrgyzstan hold anti-terror drill in Xinjiang

China and Kyrgyzstan frontier forces on Tuesday held a joint anti-terrorist exercise in Kizilsu Kirgiz Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, in northwest China. The drill,...

U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft arrives in Okinawa

Two F-35B Lightning II aircraft, belonging to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 12, flew from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni to...

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U.S. Air Force RQ-4 unmanned surveillance aircraft crashes in California

The RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft crashed in an uninhabited area near Lone Pine, in the eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range, an Edwards...