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First Greek F-16 maintenance officer arrives in Kyiv

2 June, 2024 Sunday
18:53

The first specialist from the Greek Air Force, who will help the Ukrainian Defense Forces maintain Western F-16 combat aircraft, has arrived in Kyiv

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The Greek military portal Defenсe-Point reported the information, citing its own sources on June 2.

"Ukraine now has the first officer from the Greek Air Force in Kyiv, serving as a trainer for Ukrainians in the operation of F-16 fighters donated by various NATO member states," the report states.

The outlet emphasizes that over nearly four decades of operating F-16s and due to the "persistent Turkish threat," the Greek Air Force "has amassed extensive experience and expertise in the operational deployment of the fighter in air-to-air missions, particularly in close air combat."

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