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INIOHOS 2019 multinational military exercise kicks off in Andravida

Multinational military exercise INIOHOS 2019 started on Monday in Andravida, Peloponnese. Iniohos is an annual middle-scale exercise, one of the larger to take place in the central Mediterranean.

The exercise involves most of the Hellenic Air Forces jets fleet and a number of aircraft from US, Cyprus, Italy, Israel and United Emirates.

The following aircraft are reportedly participating:

HAF: F-4E x 6, F-16C/D x 32, M2000 x 6

ItAF: Tornado ECR/IDS x 6

IAF: F-16C/D/I x 12

USAF: F-16C/D x 12

UAEAF: M2000-9 x 6

as well as AAR Tankers

The exercise starts on April 1st and last over the period of two weeks.

Iniohos ia based on the facilities of the AIR TACTICS CENTER at the Andravida Air Base, located in the Northwest Peloponnese, Greece.

The operations make use of the majority of Athens FIR.

The Exercise scenario adopts a Single Base Concept (execution of operations from a single Air Base), with the participation of all branches of the Armed Forces.

 

Special events:

DV DAY: 5 Αpril 2019

SPOTTERS DAY: 4-5 April 2019

HOT WASH UP: 11 April 2019

Given the high level of the HAF personnel and our capability to conduct exercises involving a variety of weapon systems within one of the largest exercise areas in Europe, the exercise «INIOCHOS» tends to become one of the most competitive exercises in Europe and the Mediterranean region, and provide Participants with a high level of training and unique experience of participation. Hellenic Air Force said in a statement.

other sources: social media, itamilradar

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