It is announced that from 13 to 17 May 2008  the « SARISA ’08 » exercise will be conducted in the Ascos-Profitis region of the Thessaloniki prefecture. The exercise is a National, Joint, Large Scale Formation FTX in full force deployment.

The purpose of the exercise is to project and exhibit the combat capability of the Armed Forces, to enhance moral and improve  the sense of security of the Greek people, and as well as to display power and capability  for National Defence reasons. 

The Field Exercise « SARISSA 2008 » exercise will be conducted in two phases. The second ,which is the final phase will take place on the 17th May 2008 ,Greek and foreign officials, Defence Attaches of foreign countries to Greece ,local authorities, mass media representatives and Staff Officers of the General Staffs from Major Operational Formations  have been invited to attend .


                                          LTC Char. Laloussis 
                                          HNDGS Spokesman