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MD Loukissia

Last modified: 21 Feb 2019, submitted by: Spiros

Country: Greece   

Latitude: 38° 27' 51" N     Longitude: 23° 29' 8" E

Area use / Military Branches: airdef msl site


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 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

- 9 Crotale Nouvelle Generation missile systems

- 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.

- 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

- 506 ZU-23mm lightweight, automatic, towed antiaircraft guns taken over from former East German army

- 285 Rheinmetall Mk 20 RH-202 Artemis 30 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

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

-2 Crotale Nouvelle Generation (Naval) missile systems

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