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Air force upgrade ongoing, F-35 interest strong

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PM confirms Greek interest in F-35s at White House reception

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday confirmed that Greece is eyeing the purchase of advance...

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Athens looking to UAVs to boost defense

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Three programs approved by the Armament Committee

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Welcome to DEFEA

Α high-profile international defence exhibition where International companies present land, naval, aerospace, national and cyber security defence systems. DEFEA will take place 9th to 11th May 2023. It is organised under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of National Defence, with the cooperation of the Hellenic Manufacturers Association of Defence Material and is organised by ROTA Exhibitions Greece.

315

EXHIBITORS
FROM 22 COUNTRIES

12.129

VISITORS
FROM 54 COUNTRIES

45

OFFICIAL
DELEGATIONS

14

MINISTERS OF DEFENCE
AND DEPUTY MINISTERS

13

CHIEFS OF
ARMED FORCES

The international defence show
at the heart of the Mediterranean basin!

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DEFEA hosts the international defence industry for land, air, sea, along with cyber and national security.

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DEFEA addresses the armed forces, security forces, the worldwide defence industry

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Air force upgrade ongoing, F-35 interest strong

by Vassilis Nedos www.ekathimerini.com In addition to the self-evident value of the Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement (MDCA) signed between Greece and the US, Athens is reportedly proceeding with a series

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PM confirms Greek interest in F-35s at White House reception

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday confirmed that Greece is eyeing the purchase of advanced US-built F-35 fighter jets and that a leading American defense contractor is seeking to invest

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Athens looking to UAVs to boost defense

by Vassilis Nedos, ekathimerini.com Amid the progress made by Turkey in drone technology, discussions have been ongoing in Athens to counter this threat, focusing on the supply of unmanned aerial

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Three programs approved by the Armament Committee

The Committee on Armament Programs and Contracts of the Hellenic Parliament approved the activation of the FMS Case financing program for the support of helicopters of American origin, the AH-64DHA,

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Greece and France Ink Frigates Deal

Greece and France signed on Thursday March 24th 2022, the deal for the procurement by the Hellenic Navy of three Belharra frigates, with an option for a fourth and six

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Further reinforcement of Greek defensive capabilities

Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos confirms Greece’s decision to further reinforce its defensive capabilities in an interview with Kathimerini, heralding decisions for new corvettes, the acquisition of guided missiles from Israel

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Continuation of Greek armament programs announced

During the discussion of the bill for the ratification of the contracts for the purchase of Belh@ra frigates and Rafale fighter planes the previous week, the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos

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Greece Ratifies Frigates, Jets Deal with France

Greece ratified late on Tuesday 15.02 a major arms agreement with France that includes the purchase of three frigates and six new Rafale fighter jets to an existing order for

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Greece, Israel sign a bilateral defense cooperation program for 2022

The program also includes participation in initiatives agreed to as part of the Greece-Cyprus-Israel joint action plan for 2022. Greece and Israel on Tuesday signed a bilateral defense cooperation program

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DEFEA Organisers met with Hellenic Minister of Defence

On January 17th,2022, a meeting was held between the Hellenic Minister of National Defense, Mr. Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos, the Director of the Minister's Office Mr. Athanasios Valaris, the Director of the

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New jets increase Greece’s deterrent power, says PM

The arrival of the first six of 24 advanced fighter jets Greece is acquiring from France will increase the country’s deterrent power and are a clear sign that Greece is

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First six Rafale jets to arrive in January

The first batch of French-made Rafale jets will be delivered to the Hellenic Air Force in January, at the 114th Combat Wing in Tanagra. The first six, out of a

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