National Joint Exercise "PARMENION 2019" was successfully completed today with joint activities and landing operations on Samothraki island.
The final stage of the exercise included fires by Army Self-Propelled Artillery and Armour, Army Aviation Attack Helicopters, Hellenic Navy ships, and Hellenic Air Force aircraft.
Today's activities were attended by the Deputy Minister of National Defence, Mr. Alkiviadis Stefanis, the General Secretary of the Ministry of National Defence, Mr. Antonios Ikonomou, and the Chief of Hellenic Tactical Air Force, Lieutenant General (HAF) Themistoklis Bourolias.
The main night part of the Exercise, which took place yesterday at "AETOS" Proving Ground, was attended by the Prime Minister, Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, and the Minister of National Defence, Mr. Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos, as well as the entire political and military leadership.
Field Exercise "PARMENION 2019" took place from 26 September to 4 October 2019 across Hellenic territory and the Athens FIR.