Greece officially asks to aqcuire US F-35 fighters

Greece officially asks to aqcuire US F-35 fighters

The Letter of Request was sent on November 6 by the Greek Defence Ministry

Greece made an official request for the immediate purchase of 18-24 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter from the US.

Following the decision of Kyriakos Mitsotakis to buy 18 twin-engine French Rafale fighter jets (six new and 12 slightly used), the Greek government officially addressed Washington asking for the immediate purchase of the the US F-35 fighter jets.

The official Letter of Request (LOR) letter from the Department of Defence was sent to the US Government on November 6.

“The decision to enter (Greece) in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program will be based on a variety of factors such as the fighter delivery program, the repayment plan, the configuration of the aircraft and a possible combination to obtain a total of 18- 24 jets (new or used by the US Air Force, if available)” the Letter of Expression of Interest of the Greek Ministry of National Defense dated November 6.

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