Hellenic Air Force (HAF)

Greece receives tenth upgraded F-16 ‘Viper’

The Hellenic Air Force has welcomed the arrival of its tenth F-16V Fighting Falcon, following the multi-role fighter’s upgrade from the F-16C/D Block 52+/52M-standard to the new, more advanced ‘Viper’ configuration

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PAS 23: Elbit Systems increases number of airworthy T-6As in Greece

As part of a project that was launched in 2021, Elbit Systems has managed to almost double the number of airworthy Beechcraft T-6A Texan II turboprop-driven trainers available to the Hellenic Air Force

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How Greece is getting to grips with the Dassault Rafale

The Hellenic Air Force is replacing its Mirage 2000s with Rafales. Babak Taghvaee details 332 Mira’s work up on the new type, culminating with a debut at Exercise Iniochos – Greece’s answer to Red Flag

Greece welcomes first two M-346 Masters to Kalamata

Greece formally welcomed the first two of ten Leonardo M-346 Master advanced jet trainers, which it is acquiring in partnership with the Israeli government, during a ceremony held at the new Elbit Systems-run International Flight Training Centre at Kalamata Air Base on May 17

Greek F-4E Phantom II crashes into the Ionian Sea

An Hellenic Air Force-operated McDonnell Douglas F-4E (AUP) Phantom II crashed in the waters of the Ionian Sea, some 25nm (46km) south of Andravida – the type’s home base – on January 30

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Saudi F-15 Eagles exercise with Hellenic Air Force

The Royal Saudi Air Force deployed six F-15 fighters to Souda Air Base on the Greek island of Crete to take part in Falcon Eye-3, a joint exercise with the Hellenic Air Force. George Karavantos reports.

Greek fighters train with France's Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier

Hellenic Air Force fighters conducted a joint training operation with the French Navy's Task Force 473 escort group, led by France’s flagship aircraft carrier, FS Charles de Gaulle (R91), from November 23-25

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Gods of War: Exploring the operations of a Greek F-4 Phantom II unit

After almost 50 years in service Greece’s F-4 Phantoms have achieved almost mythical status. Combat Aircraft Journal  looks at the operations of the Hellenic Air Force’s 338 Squadron

Greece takes delivery of first two F-16Vs

During a ceremony at Tanagra Air Base on September 12, the Hellenic Air Force took delivery of its first two fully upgraded F-16V Block 72 Vipers

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Exercise INIOCHOS 2022: NATO’s largest air drill

Around 120 aircraft from six nations descended on Andravida Air Base, Greece, earlier this year for Exercise INIOCHOS 2022. Babak Taghvaee reports from NATO’s largest air drill