Aircraft

More wreckage, remains found of crashed Canadian military helicopter

Search teams from the US and Canada found more remains of the crew and part of the wreckage of the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter that crashed in the Ionian Sea on April 29.

The helicopter was taking part in NATO's Operation Reassurance in the Mediterranean, when it crashed at sea, killing all six people aboard.

NATO jets intercept Russian aircraft over Black Sea

Romanian, Bulgarian and Turkish jets, all part of the NATO Air Policing, intercepted a Russian aircraft on May 19, which was flying close to the NATO air space, the Allied Command Operations (ACO) said.

According to a written statement by NATO Allied Air Command on May 21, the Alliance Quick Reacting Alert jets were dispatched to prevent Russia from entering the air space.

Israel to lease surveillance drones to Greek Defense Ministry

Israel will lease surveillance drones to Greece following a deal between the two countries' defense ministries, Bloomberg reports.

The three-year lease agreement gives Greece the option to buy the drones after the end of the period, the report said.

The Heron unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are made by Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.

 

Turkish jets fly over Oinousses islands

A pair of Turkish fighter jets conducted an unauthorized flight over the eastern Aegean island cluster of Oinousses on Tuesday morning.

The violation of Greece's airspace was recorded at 10.27 a.m. and comes on top of a recent spate of such breaches.

The two F-16 jets flew at an altitude of 24,000 feet above the Greek islands.

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