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Last modified: 21 Feb 2019
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Country: Greece   

Latitude: 40° 39' 20" N     Longitude: 23° 1' 26" E

Area use / Military Branches: airdef msl site

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The missile air defense of the Hellenic Armed Forces is composed of


Air Force
- MIM-104 Patriot PAC3 missile system 6 Batterries / 36 launchers / 325 missiles http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f8/Patriot_missile_launch_b.jpg installed near Athens, Thessaloniki and on the island of Skyros

- S-300 PMU1 missile system based at Crete and consisting of 1 Battalion /4 batteries /16 launchers / 80 missiles http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5a/S-300_-_2009_Moscow_Victory_Day_Parade_%283%29.jpg

- 9 Crotale Nouvelle Generation missile systems http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/77/Crotale_NG_P1220851.jpg

- Skyguard/VELOS combined SHORAD system:(1Giraffe radar; 2Skyguard rardars; 4 guns and 4 launchers) 20 launchers / 280 missiles / 24 Oerlikon-35 Guns for airbase defense.


Army
- 54 vehicle-mounted ASRAD-HELLAS systems. A modular missile system featuring high firepower for day and night ops. The ASRAD-HELLAS system carries 4 Stinger missiles and holds 4 missiles ready for reload.

- 300 FIM- 92 Stinger MANPAD missiles http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/81/Stinger_weapon_system.png

- 506 ZU-23mm lightweight, automatic, towed antiaircraft guns taken over from former East German army http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/96/20_mm_anti-aircraft_gun_of_the_Bundeswehr.JPEG

- 285 Rheinmetall Mk 20 RH-202 Artemis 30 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e9/Artemis_30.jpg to protect all branches of the Armed Forces from medium and low level attack aircraft.

- 42 MIM-23B Improved HAWK - Phase III PIP missile systems

- 21 TOR M1 (or SA-15 Gauntlet) tracked medrange missile systems. Under command of 182-tor brigade based in Kommotini http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e4/Tor-M1_SAM_%282%29.jpg

- 38 SA-8 Gecko (or 9M33 Osa) shorad missile systems. All batteries based on the eastern aegean islands and under the ASDEN command

Navy
-2 Crotale Nouvelle Generation (Naval) missile systems http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ee/Tourville-crotale.jpg

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