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Eight Greek F-16 escort two US B-52 within FIR Athens and Nicosia

Eight Greek fighter jets F16 escorted two US bombers B-52 within the FIR of Athens and Nicosia on Wednesday, the Greek General Staff announced. The escort took place at the request USEUCOM, the US European Command. The two strategic bombers were accompanied by four pairs of F-16 aircraft during their …

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Turkish violations of Greek air space reach record high in Jan-Oct 2019

Greek air space violations by Turkish aircraft have reached a record high number in the first ten months of 2019. According to Greek General Staff, a total of 3,950 violations in the Aegean Sea have occurred in the time from January 1 until October 29, 2019. It is the highest …

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Turkish fighter jets & aircraft massively violate Greece’s air space

With a pair of F-16 fighter jets, two electronic warfare aircraft and one unmanned aerial vehicle Turkey violated the Greek Airspace 18 times on Tuesday. The 18 FIR Athens violations occurred in the South-East Aegean Sea. In two cases Greek and Turkish jets were involved in “dog-fights.” The Turkish fighter …

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“Agathonisi is Turkish island under illegal Greek occupation” claims Ankara

Turkey has …lost it. Trying to find an excuse for the inexcusable it claims that Greek prime Minister Alexis Tsipras flew to a Turkish island Agathonisi on Monday and therefore its fighter jets harassed his helicopter. The official Turkish position on the unprecedented incident is that “there was no harassment.” …

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Turkish aircraft violate Greek airspace 39 times on a single day

For one more time, Turkish airplanes conducted dozens of violations of Greek airspace. A total of 39 violations of Flight Information Region Athens took place on a single day, Friday, February 15, 2019. The airspace violations were conducted by Turkish F-16 and CN-235 spy aircraft. The F-16 came in two …

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