Hellenic Air Force

Multinational Iniochos air force drill starts Monday

This year's edition of the multinational air force exercise Iniochos will kick off on Monday.

The drill, which will run until April 18, is organized every year at Andravida Air Base in Western Greece by the Hellenic Air Force, and will be conducted in the greater area of ​​the Athens Flight Information Region.

Dendias unveils ambitious Air Force plans

Parliament on Tuesday will approve the procurement program for 35 Black Hawk (UH-60M) helicopters at a total cost of 1.15 billion euros, with Defense Minister Nikos Dendias stressing on Monday that by 2030 Greece country should have 200 4.5- and 5th-generation aircraft, envisioning a fleet of F-16 Vipers, Rafales and F-35s.

Defense Min unveils ‘Agenda 2030’ for armed forces restructuring

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Dendias outlined the government's plan for restructuring the Armed Forces under the "Agenda 2030" on Monday, emphasizing fighter jet acquisition, Navy Fleet enhancement and the domestic defense industry's role in autonomous systems and missile defense.

Rafale jets taking to skies abroad

The Hellenic Air Force's new state-of-the-art French Rafale fighter jets are participating in the annual VOLFA24 in their first exercise outside the country's borders in France.

The exercise, according to the French Ministry of Defense, is a meeting place for the conventional forces of the French Air Force and the French Space Agency.

Greek fighter jet crashes into sea, pilot rescued

A Greek Air Force F-16 (Block 52+ variant) fighter jet crashed into a sea off the small island of Psathoura, in the northern Aegean.

The pilot managed to escape from the single seater aircraft using the ejection system. He was located and collected by a Super Puma helicopter and is being transferred to hospital.