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F-22 vs. F-35: Which Stealth Fighter Wins in a Shootout?
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F-22 vs. F-35: Which Stealth Fighter Wins in a Shootout?

Panos - Jan 17, 2019

The U.S. Air Force’s original plan was for the F-22 to be its high-end air superiority fighter while the F-35…

Equipping & secret weapons of the Turkish armed forces breached
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Equipping & secret weapons of the Turkish armed forces breached

Panos - Jan 14, 2019

The “Anonymous Greece” a group of Greek hackers claim that they breached the Turkish company that manufactures weapons and relevant…

Chief of the HNDGS Admiral Apostolakis will be the next Minister of Defence
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Chief of the HNDGS Admiral Apostolakis will be the next Minister of Defence

Panos - Jan 14, 2019

The Greek Chief of General Staff Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis’ sea parachute jump & a scuba dive! (VIDEO-PHOTOS) The Chief of…

It’s official: Kammenos leaves coalition government
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It’s official: Kammenos leaves coalition government

Panos - Jan 14, 2019

“The issue of Macedonia does not allow me not to sacrifice the (ministerial) chair. I thanked the Prime Minister for…

DM withdraws suprise F16-related off-sets amendment from Parliament debate
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DM withdraws suprise F16-related off-sets amendment from Parliament debate

Panos - Jan 10, 2019

Controversial Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Wednesday hastily withdrew an amendment regarding off-set benefits included in a lucrative contract…

USNS Carson City Navy ship arrives in Volos
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USNS Carson City Navy ship arrives in Volos

Panos - Jan 07, 2019

USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7), a US Navy expeditionary Fast Transport ship arrived at the port of Volos shortly after two o’clock on…

Italy: North Korean diplomat reportedly goes into hiding, sparking defection rumours
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Italy: North Korean diplomat reportedly goes into hiding, sparking defection rumours

Panos - Jan 04, 2019

A North Korea top diplomat has reportedly gone into hiding with his wife, said a South Korean MP on Thursday…

Turk FM Cavusoglu warns of risk of ‘accident’ in Aegean due to Kammenos’ comments
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Turk FM Cavusoglu warns of risk of ‘accident’ in Aegean due to Kammenos’ comments

Panos - Jan 03, 2019

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu continued official Ankara's saber-rattling into the new year this week, warning that an "accident" could…

Doubts over Turkey ability to ‘eradicate’ IS after US pull-out
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Doubts over Turkey ability to ‘eradicate’ IS after US pull-out

Panos - Dec 27, 2018

A withdrawal of American ground forces in Syria will give Turkey freer rein to target Washington’s Kurdish partners in the…

Turkey says US missile deal does not affect S-400 purchase from Russia
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Turkey says US missile deal does not affect S-400 purchase from Russia

Panos - Dec 27, 2018

Ankara’s purchase of US missiles worth $3.5 billion will not affect a deal to acquire rival S-400 missiles from Russia,…

If Turkey makes a slight move we will crush them, Greek MoD warns
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If Turkey makes a slight move we will crush them, Greek MoD warns

Panos - Dec 21, 2018

Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos issued a harsh warning towards Turkey saying that if the country as much as made…

5th Greece-Israel-Cyprus Trilateral Meeting agree on East-Med pipeline with US support
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5th Greece-Israel-Cyprus Trilateral Meeting agree on East-Med pipeline with US support

Panos - Dec 21, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called on Turkey to respect International Law at the Press Conference following the 5th trilateral…

Greek tax bureau adopts “Portuguese model” to detect undeclared income from Airbnb-type rentals
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Greek tax bureau adopts “Portuguese model” to detect undeclared income from Airbnb-type rentals

Panos - Dec 19, 2018

Greece independent public revenues authority AADE is reportedly ready to employ the “Portuguese model” for locating property owners that lease…

Parliament passes 2019 draft budget, following another clash between PM and main opposition leader
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Parliament passes 2019 draft budget, following another clash between PM and main opposition leader

Panos - Dec 19, 2018

Greece's closely scrutinized draft 2019 budget was passed by a majority of Parliament MPs on Tuesday evening, following a marathon…

Turkish MoD threatens Greece and Cyprus over oil drilling
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Turkish MoD threatens Greece and Cyprus over oil drilling

Panos - Dec 17, 2018

The Turkish Minister of Defence, Hulusi Akar levelled indirect threats against Greece and Cyprus on Sunday during a speech. As…

Greek-Israeli military cooperation program for 2019
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Greek-Israeli military cooperation program for 2019

Panos - Dec 14, 2018

Representatives of the Greek and Israeli general staff offices signed a Defense Cooperation Programme (DCP) 2019 this week, with the…

Greek Defence Minister Kammenos says he will resign if FYROM passes Prespes Agreement
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Greek Defence Minister Kammenos says he will resign if FYROM passes Prespes Agreement

Panos - Dec 14, 2018

Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos said he would resign from his post and leave the coalition government in the event…

Former head of top defense ministry dept. handed 22-year sentence for bribery, money laundering
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Former head of top defense ministry dept. handed 22-year sentence for bribery, money laundering

Panos - Dec 13, 2018

A former general secretary of the defense ministry's one-time armaments directorate, which in the past oversaw major weapons systems procurements…

EC calls on Turkey to refrain from threatening Cyprus
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EC calls on Turkey to refrain from threatening Cyprus

Panos - Dec 12, 2018

“Turkey must avoid actions threatening the sovereignty of the Member States, including the right to explore and exploit natural resources,”…

Meet Greek pilot Kosmas Chalaris, NATO’s “Best Warrior”
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Meet Greek pilot Kosmas Chalaris, NATO’s “Best Warrior”

Panos - Dec 10, 2018

Captain Kosmas Chalaris of the 331 Squadron, from the 114th Combat Wing, was voted “Best Warrior” during NATO’s 18-3 Tactical…