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Greece’s General Staff establishes “Space Directorate”

Greece’s General Staff had established a Space Directorate, an executive body for issues related to space and related technologies. The body within the Greek General Staff will be active in the organization and operational support of the needs of the National Defense in this field, as well as for the …

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Imia – General Staff: Turkish Navy violated Greece’s territorial waters

Two hours after the unprecedented Turkish provocation to send the Chief of General Staff to the disputed Imia islet, the Greek General Staff issued a statement describing the incident. On Sunday, January 29, 2017, one gunboat of the Turkish Navy and two boats transporting special forces approached about time 1100 …

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Defense Minister surprisingly replaces Chiefs of Army, Navy, Air Forces

In a surprise move the highest council KYSEA conveyed to change the chiefs of Greece’s Armed Forces on Monday morning. The head of Land Forces, Navy and Air Force were sent to retirement and new generals were appointed. Media describe the decision as “hasty” and puzzle over the reasons for …

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Volos: Possible ammunition problem killed three soldiers, injured one

Three soldiers died and one was seriously wounded when a mortar-tube exploded during an army firing range. Two professional soldiers 33 and 34 years old were killed instantly along with a 19-year-old who was doing his military service. A lieutenant, 30, suffered stomach injuries and was transferred to the  hospital …

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