Athens Officially Requests F-35

Athens Officially Requests F-35
Athens Officially Requests F-35

Greece has asked for the acquisition of 20 F-35A aircraft and another 20 conditional from the US. According to Greek TV Channel SKAI’s exclusive news, the official request letter which is called Letter of Request (LoR) for the acquisition of the F35 was signed in Athens recently.



Greece is asking for 20 F35 aircraft to be reserved, as the Greek prime minister had previously announced, and another 20 conditional. In fact, the procedures will be accelerated as within the next few days the political and military leadership of the Ministry of Defence will go to the US to discuss this request.

According to the current package, if Greece decides to join the program, the first of the 20 aircraft is expected to be delivered in 2026 and the last aircraft to be delivered in 2031.