Budding, albeit unofficial, interest in F-35 purchase by Greece

9 April 2019
124 Views

Reports of Athens’ interest in acquiring US-made F-35s warplanes – although not officially stated – swirled in the Greek capital this week, with defense sources merely saying Greece’s armed forces leadership is awaiting a relevant compatibility study by the US Pentagon.

According to the sources, the study will examine the manner and scope in which the fifth generation fighter plane could be utilized by Greece’s military.

The reports come amid a briefing this week by the Greek general staff on the modernization programs for the fleet of Mirage 2000s and 2000-5s in the Hellenic Air Force. A portion of Greece’s F-16s are up for modernization.

You may be interested

Weather forecast: Mostly fair
GREECE
shares10 views
GREECE
shares10 views

Weather forecast: Mostly fair

Panos - May 24, 2019

Mostly fair weather and winds from variable directions are forecast for Friday. Wind velocity will reach 5 on the Beaufort…

JOKER results: 23/05/2019
GREECE
shares26 views
GREECE
shares26 views

JOKER results: 23/05/2019

Panos - May 23, 2019

The winning numbers from the JOKER draw are as follows:

Ten ancient sites to see in Athens
GREECE
shares1040 views
GREECE
shares1040 views

Ten ancient sites to see in Athens

Panos - May 23, 2019

During the last years, the city of Athens has seen a dramatic transformation towards modernity. It has turned into one…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.