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Participation of Frigate “HYDRA” in Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI

On Tuesday 12th May 2020 Frigate “HYDRA” (Class Meko-200HN) set sail from Salamis Naval Base in order to participate in Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI. Additionally,...

Participation of Hellenic Personnel and Assets in a SAR Operation after Request by the Italian Authorities

On Thursday 30 06:30 (local time) April 2020, an S-70B AEGEAN HAWK Rotary Wing (RW) aircraft of the Hellenic Navy (with a crew of...

Integrated Air Missile Defence Centre of Excellence Memoranda of Understanding Signed

On 8 April 2020, the Integrated Air and Missile Defence Centre of Excellence (IAMD CoE) Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony took place at...

Meeting of the CHOD with the Ambassador of Qatar to Greece

On Thursday 5 March 2020, the Chief of Defence (CHOD) General Konstantinos Floros met at his office with the Ambassador of Qatar to Greece,...

Signature of Military Cooperation Programme between Greece and Armenia

On Friday 28 February 2020 the Military Cooperation Programme between Greece and Armenia was signed. In charge of the Hellenic side was Commodore (HN)...

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2/6/1823

A force of Cretans mainly from Sphakia attacked a Turkish force moving in the defile between Kandanos and Chania. The Turks were utterly defeated and fled, leaving behind in the battlefield 800 killed.

2/6/1825

The Turkish fleet stationed in Suda, consisting of 30 vessels (corvettes, brigs and frigates), came out of the port and engaged in battle a Greek fleet with about the same number of vessels. The Turks lost a frigate with fourteen guns and a crew of three hundred, which served as a deputy admiral's flagship, and were forced to return to the port of Suda.

2/6/1829

Omer Pasha of Euboea, at the head of 2,250 Turk-Albanians, clashed at the location known as Anephorites, near Thebes, with units led by Kriezotes, Dyovouniotes, Rangos and Lazos (about 800 men). After a battle lasting many hours, Omer was forced to retreat, abandoning on the battlefield fifty killed and many wounded. Greek losses included four killed and thirteen wounded.

2/6/1943

The royal family boarded the royal yacht Sphakteria in Oropos and sailed to Italy escorted by two French destroyers. From Italy it proceeded to Switzerland, where it remained through the duration of the war.

2/6/1943

The Greek destroyer Vasilissa Olga, under the command of Lieutenant Commander Georgios Blessas, jointly with the British destroyer Jarvis, attacked an Italian convoy off the Calabrian coast, sinking one destroyer, one torpedo boat and two merchantmen.
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