Flight of fighter jets and helicopters over the Acropolis


A symbolic flight of NATO fighter jets and helicopters over the Acropolis will take place today, between 15:15 and 15:40, as part of the Tiger Meet exercise.

The Tiger Meet exercise takes place from 9 to 20 May, at Araxos Air Base. The exercise is hosted for the first time by the 335 Squadron in Greece.

The exercise involves 60 fighter jets and helicopters from France, Italy, Spain, Belgium and the Czech Republic, with complex operations missions covering a wide range of modern air warfare missions, such as air defense / offensive operations, air power, dynamic targeting, targeting of time-sensitive targets but also operations to suppress – destroy the enemy air defense, air force operations for the benefit of land and sea operations. The missions will be backed by a NATO flying radar.

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