Greece opting for a new defense model

[InTime News]

Greece has made a strategic decision to opt for quality, innovation and strengthening of its domestic defense industry, over quantity, the static traditional way of doing things and the total reliance on foreign weapon systems. The recent sweeping changes to the military leadership reflect the intention to move into a new era, building the "armed forces of 2030."

As Defense Minister Nikos Dendias told Kathimerini in an interview. The challenges faced by the country because of its geographical position, as well as the situation in the broader vicinity, demand a radically different approach.

The selection of the new chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff, General Dimitris Houpis, a PhD with honors in information transmission systems (from the National Technical University of Athens' Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering), can only be seen as a...

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