Deputy Minister of National Defence Alkiviadis Stefanis attends Field Artillery Fires at NAMFI – Crete

May 21, 2021

Today, Thursday 20 May 2021, the Deputy Minister of National Defence Alkiviadis Stefanis, visited NAMFI in Chania, Crete, where he watched Field Artillery weapon systems fires, testing fires of RM-70 Multiple Rocket Launchers with upgraded range rockets.

The Deputy Minister of National Defence congratulated the crews of the weapons systems on the excellent results and the fires accuracy, stemming from their high morale and professionalism.

The Deputy Minister of National Defence was accompanied by HNDGS Deputy Chief Vice-Admiral Ioannis Drymousis and HAGS Chief Lieutenant General Charlambos Lalousis, while the activity was also watched by 1st Army Commander / European Union Operation Headquarters Lieutenant General Petros Demestihas, the Higher Military Command of Interior and Islands Commander Lieutenant General Nikolaos Flaris , HAGS/ Artillery Director Major General Alexandros-Georgios Gousios and NAMFI Commander Major General Athanassios Sardellis.

In the context of the impeccable cooperation between the Ministry of National Defence and the Hellenic Defence Systems the event was also attended by the HDS Managing Director Mr. Nikolaos Kostopoulos.