Greek Major General Retires to Cut Army Costs

Major General Ioannis Tsaknis delivered his “goodbye speech” to Greece's first infantry division Monday, and emphatically underscored the effect of the country's drastic military funding cuts. “I do not...

Joint Military Exercises for Greek and American Army

Lately, several joint military exercises have been organized between elite units of Greek and American armed forces. The U.S. Army, recognizing the excellence and the...

Informal EU Defense Meeting in Athens

The Informal EU Defense Meeting will be held at the Zappeion Megaron in Athens, on February 20 and 21, 2014. The meeting will be chaired...

Turkish Corvette Violates Greek Territorial Waters

Today, a Turkish Corvette violated Greek territorial waters. This is a new provocation from Turkish armed forces. The Turkish corvette Bandirma was moving from north...

Remembering The Rocks of Imia, 18 Years Later

It was an incident that almost brought Greece and Turkey to war in a dispute over who owned the two uninhabited rocky islets of...

Greek Ship-owner Matantos Released on Bail

  A new piece of the puzzle in the case of the German submarines armament programs regarding the distribution of briberies was added today. Michael...

Cuts to Armed Forces Wages ruled Unconstitutional

  The Greek Council of State has ruled that the cuts made to the wages of members of the armed forces, police, coast guard and firemen...

Greece Won’t Send Troops to Central African Republic

The Greek Foreign Minister, Evangelos Venizelos, made it crystal clear to his European partners that “Greek soldiers will not participate in any army operation...

Greek Supreme Court Paves Way for Reinstatement of Wages to Men and Women in...

The Greek Supreme Court's advisers voted almost unanimously in favor of thousands of military, police and coast guard personnel who saw their wages slashed...

Former Chairman in Custody for Submarine Scandal

Sotiris Emmanouil was detained for his part in the submarine scandal after his formal statement to the Magistrate Gavriil Mallis. Emmanouil was an executive and...

New Defense Bribery Scandal Arrests

New arrests were made today in the case of bribes for defense equipment contracts. The police have arrested Sotiris Emmanouil and Ioannis Mpeltsios. Sotiris Emmanouil...

Economic Recession Hits the Greek Military

  As much as we all want to think of Christmas Holidays as a very cheerful time of year, this is not something that jives...

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