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Greece considers procurement of C-130s after recent incidents

Greece is considering to procure for six new C-130 aircraft after two embarrassing incidents in succession recently. The new aircraft to be procured are reportedly C-130J are reportedly the latest version of the American transport aircraft. Greece’s image received a blow last Wednesday when a C-130 plane carrying humanitarian aid …

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Greece to acquire new corvettes

Greece will acquire new corvettes the Supreme Naval Council of the Hellenic Navy has decided on Wednesday. The decision was reached in the context of the program by the Navy for the renewal of the fleet together with the procurement of Belharra frigates and the modernization of the MEKO frigates. …

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PM Mitsotakis announced acquisition of 18 Rafale, 4 new frigates, missiles

Amid ongoing tension with neighboring Turkey and support from France, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Saturday evening that the Greek Armed Forces will acquire next to weapons also 18 Rafale and 4 new frigates. From the floor of Thessaloniki HELLEXPO, the Prime Minister said that Greek Defense has …

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Mitsotakis to meet Macron on Sept 10 to talk about defense procurement

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Corsica on September 10, government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Monday morning. The meeting will take place before the Summit of the countries of European South, MED 7, where leaders from France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Cyprus, …

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Greece launches bide for the installation of free WiFi in public places

Greeks are a step closer to start using free WiFi in public places like squares, libraries, playgrounds, museums and pedestrian walkways. Greece’s Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Information launched a public consultation on a draft contract to conclude a framework agreement entitled ‘WiFi4GR – developing public broadband wireless broadband …

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Govt proposes parliamentary investigation of ex Defense Minister Papantoniou on armament programs

Greece coalition government parties, left-wing SYRIZA and nationalist Independent Greeks, submitted a joint proposal for a special Parliamentary committee to conduct a preliminary investigation into former minister Yiannos Papantoniou, focusing on armament programmes carried out while he was head of Greece’s defence ministry in the early 2000s. “There are signs …

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