Israel and Greece sign $1,65bn defense procurement deal

The agreement includes a $1,65bn contract for the establishment and operation of a training center for the Hellenic Air Force by Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems  over a 22-year period. The center will be modeled on Israel’s own flight academy and equipped with 10 M-346 training aircraft produced by Italian company Leonardo, the defense ministry in Tel Aviv said..

Elbit will supply kits to upgrade and operate Greece’s T-6 aircraft and provide training, simulators and logistical support.


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