Fighter jets & helicopters flew over the Acropolis (photos)

A symbolic flight of NATO fighter jets and helicopters over the Acropolis took place as part of the Tiger Meet ’22 exercise.

Specifically, an Italian Eurofighter, two Greek and two Belgian F-16s, four French Rafale, one Swiss and one Spanish F-18 as well as two M24 helicopters from the Czech Republic flew over Athens at noon.

It is recalled that 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.

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The exercise involves 60 fighter jets and helicopters from Greece, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium and the Czech Republic, with complex covering a wide range of modern air warfare scenarios such as air defense/offensive operations, air power, targeting, time-sensitive targets but also operations to suppress – destroy enemy air defences, close air support and naval operations.

The missions are backed by a NATO flying radars.

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