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Chief of National Defense Praises Greek Armed Forces on OXI Day

General Konstantinos Floros, the chief of the General Staff of Greece's National Defense (GEETHA) addressed the nation on the occasion of OXI Day on...

34-Year-Old Greek Paratrooper Tragically Killed During Nighttime Accident

A young sergeant in Greece's Special Forces was fatally injured during a nighttime free-fall exercise out of a helicopter late Thursday night. Strong winds are...

All Greek Armed Forces Exercises Suspended due to Coronavirus

All military exercises of the Greek Armed Forces have been suspended due to the coronavirus threat, starting with "Storm '20", which was to commence...

Greece to Spend €1.1B in Express Armament Program

A Greek parliament committee has approved fast-tracking procedures for the procurement of armaments to the amount of €1 billion ($1.2 billion), following recent tensions...

Greek Army Helicopter Crash Survivor Recounts Cause of Accident

The survivor of the Greek Army helicopter crash in Sarantaporo that left four officers dead on Wednesday, recounted the cause of the accident. Sergeant Vassiliki...

Turkey Raises Territorial Claims Over Kastellorizo Island

Ankara has made yet another move to dispute Greece's domination in Kastellorizo island by calling on Athens not to proceed with scheduled military exercises...

Greek Defense Ministry to Generate €1.5 Bln a Year from Army Property

The Greek Armed Forces wealth exceeds 32 billion euros in real estate property and the Defense Ministry has a plan to generate 1.5 billion...

Greek Armed Forces Protest Merging of Pensions; Prepare For Strike

Members of the Greek armed forces protested in Athens on Wednesday morning against the Greek government's plans to merge their auxiliary pension funds with others. According...

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...

Greece Tests Russian-made S-300 Air Defense System

Greek armed forces test-fired a Russian-made S-300 air defense system on Friday, Dec 13, for the first time since it was bought 14 years...

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