Sunday, May 26, 2013



Capital: Athens

NATO member nation.

Ancient Greek Battles:

Civil War fought from 1946-1949.

Secretly helped to create the EOKA in Cyprus. Supported the EOKA with money and weapons.

Hellenic Armed Forces

Includes a garrison in Cyprus

Hellenic Air Force
Approximately 33,000 personnel

F-16 fighter aircraft (157)

Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft (44)

F-4E Phantom II fighter aircraft (46)
A-7 Corsair fighter aircraft (32)

C-130 transport aircraft (13)
C-27J Spartan aircraft (8)
P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft (Operated by the Greek Air Force)
AS332 Super Puma helicopters
AB205 helicopters
AB212 helicopters

EMB-145H Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft (AEW). Brazilian made. (4)
C-130H aircraft used for Electronic Signals Intelligence (2)

EAB Pegasus II unmanned aerial vehicles

SCALP EG air launched cruise missiles

AIM-120 AMRAAM air-to-air missiles
AIM-9 air-to-air missiles
IRIS-T air-to-air missiles
R550 Magic air-to-air missiles
MICA air-to-air missiles
AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) glide bomb
AGM-88 air-to-ground missiles
AGM-65 air-to-ground missiles

AM39 Exocet anti-ship missiles

Air Defense
MIM-104 Patriot surface-to-air missiles

S-300 PMU surface-to-air missiles

Skyguard/VELOS system.  Each unit is composed of 4 RIM-7 Sparrow missile launchers, 4 Oerlikon twin 35mm anti-aircraft guns, 2 Skyguard radars with 20km range, and 1 Super Giraffe radar with 40km range.

Crotale surface-to-air missiles

TOR-M1 surface-to-air missiles

MIM-23B Improved HAWK surface-to-air missiles

9K33 Osa (SA-8 Gecko) surface-to-air missiles

ASRAD HELLAS (Stinger missiles mounted on a vehicle)

Mistral surface-to-air missiles
FIM-92 Stinger shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles

Artemis 30 (Greek made anti-aircraft guns with twin 30mm auto cannons on a 4 wheeled towed carriage)

Rheinmetall 202 Mk20 anti-aircraft guns
ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft guns

Hellenic Navy
Approximately 30,000 personnel

Salamis Naval Base- Largest naval base in Greece. Located on Salamis island.

Frigates (13)

Submarines (8)
Mine Warfare vessels (4)
Landing Craft (5)
Jason Class LST

Transport Ships (4)

Gunboats (10)

Patrol Boats (6)

Missile Boats (16)
Zubr Class hovercraft (4)

Torpedo Retrievers (3)
Tugboats (16)
Oil Tankers (4)
Water Tankers (6)
Oceanographic vessels (4)
Replenishment vessels (2)
Lighthouse tenders (2)

MM40 Exocet anti-ship missiles
MM38 Exocet anti-ship missiles
Penguin anti-ship missiles
RGM-84 Harpoon anti-ship missiles

Naval Aviation
S-70 Aegean Hawk helicopters
AB-212 helicopters
Alouette III helicopters

Dioikisy Ypovrixion Kastrofon (DYK)- Underwater Demolition Command

Hellenic Coast Guard

Klimakia Eidikon Apostolon (KEA)

Hellenic Army
Approximately 100,000 personnel in the army
Capable of mobilizing around 1 million soldiers during war time

Leopard 2A6 HEL tanks

Leopard 2A4 tanks

Leopard 1A5 tanks
M60A1 tanks

M48A5 tanks
BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles

BMP-1 IFV's  infantry fighting vehicles
Leonidas II Greek made armored personnel carriers

M113 armored personnel carriers

AAV-7A amphibious assault vehicles

HMMWV utility vehicles. HMMWV vehicles may also have Stinger missile, TOW, MILAN, or AT-14 (Kornet-E) anti-tank missile configurations.

Army Aviation
AH-64 Apache attack helicopters
AB 212 helicopters
CH-47 Chinook transport helicopters

C-12 Huron used as reconnaissance photo aircraft or VIP transport
SAGEM Sperwer reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle

M270 MLRS (with 227mm rockets and ATACMS Block I missiles)

RM70 122mm rocket launchers

M110 203mm self propelled howitzers
PzH 2000 155mm self propelled howitzers

M109 155mm self propelled howitzers

M114 155mm towed howitzers
M101 105mm towed howitzers
Mod 56 105mm pack howitzers

SMArt 155 precision guided ammunition for 155mm howitzers

M106A1 and M106A2 armored mortar carriers (M113 with either 107mm mortars or 120mm mortars)
M125 armored mortar carrier (M113 with a M28 81mm mortar)

E56 120mm Greek made mortars
M30 107mm mortars
E-44E1 81mm Greek made mortars
M2 60mm mortars
M6 C-120 Commando 60mm mortars
M1 81mm mortars
M29A1 81mm mortars

Anti-Tank Weapons
M113 TOW (with BGM-71 TOW anti-tank missiles)
M901 ITV (with BGM-71 TOW anti-tank missiles)

9M133 Kornet E (AT-14) anti-tank guided missiles
BGM-71 TOW II anti-tank guided missiles
MILAN anti-tank guided missiles
9M111 Fagot (AT-4) anti-tank guided missiles
AT4 (Swedish made shoulder fired anti-tank rocket launcher)
Carl Gustav
Wasp 58 (58mm French Recoilless gun)
M-40 recoilless gun

Mk 19 automatic grenade launchers

M203 grenade launchers
M79 grenade launchers
HK 69A1 grenade launchers

Barrett M82A1 .50 cal sniper rifle
Barrett M95 .50 cal sniper rifles

M2HB .50 cal machine guns
MG3 machine guns
FN MAG machine guns
FN Minimi machine guns
G3 assault rifles
M16 assault rifles
AK-74 assault rifles (used by Special Forces and Navy personnel)
M4 carbine
HK MP5 sub-machine guns
Glock 17 pistols
HK UMP pistols
Colt M1911 pistols

32nd Marine Brigade (Actually part of the Army)
Taxiarhia Pezonavton TAX PN 32

Leopard 1A5 tanks
Oto Melara Mod 56 guns

71st Air Mobile Brigade

1st Raider/Paratroop Brigade

Eidiko Tmima Alexiptotiston (ETA)- Special Parachute Section

Zeta Mira Amfivion Katadromon (Z' MAK)- Zeta Amphibious Raider Squadron

Greek Army Special Forces


Greek companies
Hellenic Arms Industry
Hellenic Aerospace Industry
Hellenic Shipyards
Elefsis Shipyards
Aulida Shipyards
Perama Shipyard

Golden Dawn
Right wing nationalist Greek political party

Neo Nazis connected to Golden Dawn


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