Greek Air Force receives first 2 F-16 Vipers

The Hellenic Air Force received the first two upgraded F-16 Viper fighters out of an order of 83 at the Hellenic Aerospace Industry (EAV) site in Tanagra, northwest of Athens. The Vipers’ arrival ceremony was attended by the Minister of National Defense, Nikos Panagiotopoulos. The first two Vipers will be used as pilot trainers for […]

Turkey will not participate in NATO exercises

The Turkish Air Force has refused to take part in the NATO exercise “Tiger Meet”, which will be held in Greece on May 9-22. According to the Turkish Sabah today, Turkey’s refusal is due to disagreements between Ankara and Athens, although earlier Turkish F-16 Fighting Falcon fighters were going to take part in the exercises. […]

Greek Air Force Commander resigned

Greek Air Force Commander Georgios Kumentakis resigned at noon on Monday 9 August. The resignation is associated with the problems of using army aviation equipment to extinguish fires. An official statement by the ΓΕΕΘΑ headquarters is expected, which is currently determining whether army aviation was legitimately used to extinguish fires (in a civilian situation). Earlier, […]