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Turkish fighter jets and other aircraft conducted a total of 72 violations of Greek airspace and infringement of the FIR Athens in less than 24 hours on Thursday.. According to Greek military sources, eight Turkish Air Force F-16s, three UAVs and two ATR-72 maritime patrol turbo-prop planes engaged in 72 … Read More »
Turkish F-16 interrupt NATO-exercise INIOHOS in the Aegean Sea
Turkish fighter jets not only violated Greek air space for one more time but they also interrupted the multinational military NATO exercise INIOHOS in the south Aegean Sea. During the planned exercise part where Air Force and the NATO SNMG2 Permanent Allied Naval Force would cooperate and while an air … Read More »
Turkey claims Greek fighter jets harassed research vessel Cesme in the Aegean
Turkey’s Defense Ministry has claimed that Greek fighter jets “harassed” research vessel “Cesme” conducting “scientific and technical research” in the international waters in the Aegean Sea. 4 F-16 fighter jets belonging to Greek Air Forces harrassed Turkey’s TCG Çeşme vessel on duty to conduct scientific and technical research in the … Read More »
Greece in talks with France, other countries over arms purchases
Greece is in talks with France and other countries over arms purchases to boost its armed forces, a government official told Reuters on Tuesday, as tensions grow over energy resources in the Eastern Mediterranean region. A day earlier, Greece’s finance minister said the country is ready to spend part of … Read More »
No delays in the upgrade of F-16 fighter jets, says Greece’s Air Force
The General Staff of the Greek Air Force has dismissed recent media reports of snags and delays in the upgrade of its F-16 fighter jets fleet. Work to date is “in line with the scheduled time frame,” the Air Force said in a statement issued on Wednesday. The US-made aircraft … Read More »
INIOHOS 2017: Fighter jets F-16 and F-4 roar over Athens VIDEOS
Fighter jets roared in the sky over Athens on Tuesday noon to mark the end of Hellenic Air Force-led multinational exercise INIOHOS 2017. On Greek F-16 Block 50, one Greek F-4E, one Italian AMX Fighter Bomber and one Israeli F-16 Block 30 flew in formation over the Acropolis. One more … Read More »
If you see F-16 and F-4 flying over the Acropolis today….
If you see fighter jest flying over the Acropolis today, it is a multinational formation from air forces partaking in the Greek Air Force-led exercise INIOHOS 2017. On Greek F-16 Block 50 and one F-4E, one Italian AMX fighter Bomber and one Israeli F-16 Block 30 will fly in formation … Read More »
Why did F-15 and F-16 Fighter Jets do over the Acropolis?
The sound was loud and had many Athenians rush to their windows and look up to the sky. What they saw were fighter jets performing low flights over the Acropolis. No, it wasn’t an invention by a foreign country. It was just two US F-15 and two Greek F-16 flying … Read More »