Air Force looking to sell 18 Mirage fighters

The Hellenic Air Force General Staff is looking for a buyer willing to take 18 of its 4th generation Dassault Mirage 2000EGM/BGM multi-role fighters, which served 332 Hawk Squadron for over 30 years, until 2022.

Kathimerini understands that the Hellenic Air Force is looking into the possibility of the fighters' sale to India, a suggestion which both the Ministry of Defense and the Prime Minister's office are aware of.

The same sources emphasize that both sides are nearly ready to finalize a deal and they do not rule out the possibility that the fighters' sale could be brought up by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in a future visit to New Delhi.

The 18 Mirage fighters were acquired in the late 1980s and retired in January 2022, after the purchase of newer 4.5th generation Dassault Rafale fighters.

The problems faced by 332 Squadron due to the Mirage...

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