USAF Global Hawks may use Larissa as a base

Greek Defense Minister Evangelos Apostolakis, on the occasion of his first official visit to Larissa, the capital of Thessaly, left open the possibility that “Global Hawk” UAVs will be also based at the 110th Combat Wing in Larissa.

From the 1st Army HQ, where he visited, Mr. Apostolakis replied to a relevant journalistic question that “all cases are being dealt with, there are various demands that we are discussing …”.

For the level of co-operation with the US, he also said that “our cooperation with the allies, and especially with the US, is on an excellent level. We are trying to take advantage of every opportunity that we are given to increase our operational capabilities in cooperation with the armed forces of other countries. “