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20-year-old student of Military Academy dies during military exercise

A 20-year-old student of the Military Academy died during a military education exercise at the “Unorthodox War Training Center” in Redina, northern Greece, the Greek Army General Staff announced on Friday. The announcement pointed out that the 20-year-old initially lost consciousness during the training and then, after first aid was …

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NIRIIS-22: Multinational Military exercise concludes in Greece (picts)

Multinational exercise “Niriis-22” took place from November 5 to 13 in the wider area of ​​Crete and south of the Peloponnese, with the participation of personnel and media of the armed forces of Greece, the USA and Israel. Also participating in the exercise was the Standing NATO Maritime Group Two, …

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Frizis Damas 2022: Greek-Israeli joint Air Force exercise in Tel Aviv and Nicosia FIR

The Greek-Israeli srael joint Air Force exercise “Frizis Damas 2022”  took place in the FIR of Tel Aviv and Nicosia on Tuesday, July 12. The impressive exercise included air-to-air missions and attacks on ground targets The Hellenic and Israeli Air Forces took part in a joint exercise called “Frizis Damas …

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Egyptian, Greek Naval Forces in joint drill in Mediterranean Sea

Egyptian and Greek naval forces conducted joint military training in the northern Mediterranean Sea, in efforts to reinforce the exchange of expertise with the armed forces of friendly countries. The drill was conducted as the Egyptian naval units were on their way back from another training “Friendship Bridge-3″ with the …

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“Stolen Cerberus VII”: C-130 fly in formation over Athens in joint Greek-US exercise

Two Greek and two American Air Force C-130 flew in formation over Athens on Friday afternoon, inaugurating a joint annual exercise under the name “Stolen Cerberus VIΙ.” The American Air Force aircraft belong to the 37th Airlift Squadron, the Hellenic Air Force said. The planes flew out of Elefsina Air …

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Joint Greek-US aeronautical exercise south of Crete (pcts,video)

A joint Greek-US aeronautical exercise was held on Monday in the sea area south of Crete. According to a statement issued by the Greek General Staff, the exercise is part of the ongoing military cooperation between Greece and the United States. The exercise included, among others, cooperation in the areas …

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Swimming & exercise restrictions do not apply if for therapeutic purposes

Swimming and exercise restrictions in Greece do not apply if they are for therapeutic purposes, the head of the Civil Protection said over the weekend. He did not specify all the cases excepted from the restrictions but just just mention autism, multiple sclerosis and rehabilitation purposes. Nikos Hardalias said on …

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Gov’t to discipline Greeks with “healthy eating, no smoke & alcohol, exercise”

Ηealthy eating, weight control, abstinence from smoking and alcohol and regular exercise: the Greek government and the Prime Minister are determine to teach Greeks health living, good prevention and discipline. According to state-run news agency amna, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis underlined during a cabinet meeting: “prevention is very important and …

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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 …

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NATO cancels Ramstein Guard exercise after Greece’s withdrawal

NATO has canceled its electronic warfare exercise Ramstein Guard due to disagreements between alliance members Greece and Turkey. The exercise, which had been due to begin Monday, aimed to combine electronic technologies with Greek air and sea capabilities. “But it was called off,” Ekathimerini reports “after Ankara requested on Sunday …

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Eclat! Greece withdraws from exercise after NATO accepts Turkey’s demand

The NATO accepted the Turkish demand to exempt the island of Lemnos from an joint multinational exercise with the participation of member states of the North Atlantic alliance. This decision left Greece with no other choice than to withdraw from the NATO exercise on electronic warfare. Last year, the island …

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Farmakonisi: Turkish gunboat fires live ammunition shots in Greece’ waters

A gunboat of the Turkish Navy violated Greece’s territorial waters and conducted shots with live ammunition near the islet of Farmakonisi in eastern Aegean Sea. The violation occurred on Friday morning and lasted two hours. Prior to the exercise, the Turkish general staff had issued a warning (NAVTEX) for sailors …

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Thessaloniki: Soldiers on the Streets as Part of Security Measures Forces

Despite assurances from the Greek Army two days ago, that no soldiers will be part of  the security measures forces during the National Day parade, armed soldiers are being seeing arraying next to riot policemen during the military parade in Thessaloniki!   Video: Armed Soldiers as “policemen”… embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt …

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