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Birim South District

The Birim South District is one of the twenty-one districts of the Eastern Region of south Ghana. The Birim River flows through Birim South district. The capital is Akim Swedru.

Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly

The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly is one of the seventeen districts of the Central Region of south Ghana. The capital is Cape Coast, which is also the capital of the Central Region.

East Akim Municipal District

East Akim Municipal district used to be a larger district in surface area. The Atiwa District was carved out of it in 2004. In February 2008, it was one of the districts upgraded to municipal status by the NPP Kufuor government.

Jaman South District

Drobo is the Capital of Jaman South Municipality. The Jaman South Municipal is one of the Twenty two administrative districts in Brong- Ahafo Region of Ghana. It shares common borders with Berekum Municipal to the south-east, Jaman North District ...

Kwaebibirem District

The Kwaebibirem District is one of the twenty-one districts of the Eastern Region of south Ghana. The capital is Kade, and the principal town is Akwatia on the Birim River.

New-Juaben Municipal District

The New-Juaben Municipal District is one of the twenty-one districts of the Eastern Region of south Ghana. The capital and Eastern Region capital lies at Koforidua.

Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly

The Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly is one of the eighteen districts of Ghana in the Western Region of Ghana. The capital is Sekondi-Takoradi, which is also the capital of the Western Region, Ghana.

Wenchi Municipal District

The municipality is located in the western part of Brong Ahafo Region of Akaland. It is bounded to the south by Sunyani Municipality and to the north by Kintampo South District. It also shares a common boundary with Tain District to the west and ...

RAF Gibraltar

RAF Gibraltar is a Royal Air Force station on Gibraltar. No military aircraft are currently stationed there, but RAF, Commonwealth and aircraft of other NATO nations will periodically arrive for transient stopovers, exercises, or other temporary ...

Gibraltar Squadron

The Gibraltar Squadron is a unit of the British Royal Navy. It is the only resident seagoing Royal Naval unit in Gibraltar, attached to British Forces Gibraltar. In 2020 it consisted of two 16 m Patrol launches - HMS Scimitar and her sister ship ...

Trafalgar Cemetery

The Trafalgar Cemetery is a cemetery in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. Formerly known as the Southport Ditch Cemetery, it occupies a small area of land just to the south of the city walls, in what had been a defensive ditch during t ...

Greek royal family

The Former Greek royal family is a branch of the House of Glucksburg that reigned in Greece from 1863 to 1924 and again from 1935 to 1973. Its first monarch was George I, the second son of King Christian IX of Denmark. The line of king George I o ...

BSK Defense

BSK Defense is the successor of Velos O.E., a company established in 1982, producing a series of aerial target and aerial observation products used by foreign companies and armed forces. The current company was founded in Chania, Crete, in 2008. ...

Econ group (Greece)

ECON was a Greek conglomerate, named after its founder Christos Economides. It was founded in 1950 as an engineering company but it progressively diversified in other areas including defence equipment, focusing during the 1980s on electronics and ...


Elviemek is a major Greek producer of explosives, founded in 1960. The company has been known internationally, mainly for its grenades and mines. In 1995 it was acquired by the Econ group of companies, a Greek conglomerate founded in 1950 and spe ...

Hellenic Arms Industry

The Hellenic Arms Industry has been the main arms manufacturer of Greece. Its creation is linked to a desire of Greek governments for "complete self-sufficiency" of Greece in the areas of personal and other weapons.

Ordtech Military Industries

ORDTECH Military Industries is a defense manufacturer established in the 1980s, with production facilities in Greece and other countries worldwide. ORDTECH Military Industries produces, designs, upgrades and supports a wide range of weapons syste ...

7.92×36mm EPK

The 7.92×36mm EPK was an experimental rifle round intended for the Pyrkal light machine gun. The round is essentially a 6.5mm Mannlicher cartridge case shortened to 36mm and necked up to chamber a 7.92 mm bullet.

Kasta 2E

The Kasta 2E is a modern Russian radar system. The development of the Kasta 2E surveillance radars was initiated in the former Soviet Union. Its primary objective is to overcome deficiencies or to satisfy the demand in low-level surveillance. The ...

Hellenic Air Force Band

The Hellenic Air Force Band, formally the Air Force Music Flight is an official military band of the Greek Air Force. The HAF Band was founded in 1947 with reservist personnel, and was initially 40 strong, under flying officer Nikolaos Raftopoulo ...

Air ambulance services in Greece

Air ambulance in Greece is air ambulance services provided by government agencies including the Hellenic Air Force or by private-sector companies. The aircraft used by HAF for medical transportation are: Lockheed C-130 Hercules Alenia C-27J Spart ...

Structure of the Hellenic Air Force

The article provides an overview of the entire chain of command and organization of the Hellenic Air Force as of 2018 and includes all currently active units. The Hellenic Air Force is commanded by the Chief of the Air Force General Staff in Athe ...

6.5×54mm Mannlicher–Schonauer

The 6.5×54mm Mannlicher–Schonauer also known as 6.5×54 Mannlicher–Schonauer Greek is a 6.5 mm rifle cartridge used in the Mannlicher–Schonauer rifle. 6.5 mm bullets are typically known for their high ballistic coefficients and sectional density, ...

Aris AA missile system

The Aris AA Missile system was a medium-range surface-to-air missile originally developed for the Hellenic Army. It was canceled for unknown reasons.

E44-E 81 mm Mortar

The E44-E is a Mortar produced by EBO, and now EAS for the Hellenic Army, to provide efficient and accurate indirect firepower at the company and battalion level.

ELVO Leonidas-2

The Leonidas-2 represented an effort made by the Greek vehicle manufacturer ELVO to produce an advanced armoured personnel carrier of its own. It is named after Leonidas, king of the ancient city-state of Sparta. The first version of the Leonidas ...

Greek M1934/39 helmet

The M1934/39 helmet was the primary combat helmet used by the Greek Armed Forces during the Second World War. Greece purchased these helmets from Italy prior to the conflict as a replacement for their World War I-era Adrian helmets and refitted t ...


The Mannlicher–Schonauer is a type of rotary-magazine bolt-action rifle produced by Steyr Mannlicher for the Greek Army in 1903 and later was also used in small numbers by the Austro-Hungarian Army. It was the main rifle of the Hellenic Army duri ...

Structure of the Hellenic Army

Chief-of-Staff of the Army Αρχηγός ΓΕΣ 2nd Deputy Chief-of-Staff of the Army Β Υπαρχηγός ΓΕΣ 1st Deputy Chief-of-Staff of the Army A Υπαρχηγός ΓΕΣ Inspector General of the Army Γενικός Επιθεωρητής Στρατού / Διοικητής ΔΙΔΟΕΕ Hellenic Army General ...


Navarch is an Anglicisation of a Greek word meaning "leader of the ships", which in some states became the title of an office equivalent to that of a modern admiral.

List of Greek military bases

Larisa 39°37′53″N 22°24′27″E Pachi 37°58′50″N 23°23′12″E Kozani 40°17′36″N 21°46′43″E Alexandroupoli 40°51′47″N 25°51′56″E Megalo Pefko 38°00′26″N 23°25′44″E Koufovouno 41°21′01.5″N 26°25′13″E


Araxos is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Larissos of the municipality West Achaea in the northwestern part of Achaea, Greece. The community consists of the villages Araxos, Akrotirio Araxos and Taxiarches. It is located in the ...

NATO Missile Firing Installation

The NATO Missile Firing Installation or NAMFI is an extensive missile firing range located at Souda Bay on the island of Crete, Greece.

Tripoli, Greece

Tripoli is a city in the central part of the Peloponnese, in Greece. It is the capital of the Peloponnese region as well as of the regional unit of Arcadia. The homonym municipality has around 47.000 inhabitants.

Greek military ranks

Modern Greek military ranks are based on Ancient Greek and Byzantine terminology. In the army and air force, these names are often based on the unit or post that a holder of each rank usual commands. For example, a tagmatarchis is in charge of a ...


Anthypolochagos is used in the Greek language to mean "Second Lieutenant". In the modern Hellenic Army the rank is the lowest commissioned officer rank and is inferior to an Ypolochagos. The insignia consists of a single silver star. Officers hol ...


Antisyntagmatarchis is used in the Greek language to mean "Lieutenant Colonel". A typical responsibility of an Antisyntagmatarchis is to exercise command of a battalion. Officers holding this rank should be addressed as "Kyrie Diikita", by their ...


Stratarches or στρατάρχες), means ruler of the army in Greek, and is a title associated with successful generals. In modern Greek usage, it corresponds to the rank of Field Marshal.


Syntagmatarchis, sometimes anglicised as Syntagmatarch, is used in modern Greek to denote the rank of Colonel. It is translated as "leader of a regiment ", and dates back to the Classical Age armies. However, the name is misleading in that the He ...


Tagmatarchis, in more archaic context transliterated as Tagmatarches, anglicized as Tagmatarch, is used in the Greek language to mean "Major". More precisely, it means "commander of a tagma ". The rank dates to Antiquity and was also used in the ...


Ypolochagos is used in the modern Greek language to mean "First Lieutenant". In the modern Hellenic Army the rank is superior to that of Anthypolochagos Literally: In place of-Lieutenant, i.e. Second Lieutenant and inferior to that of an Lochagos ...

7th Mechanized Infantry Brigade (Greece)

The 7th Mechanized Infantry Brigade "Sarantaporos" is a mechanized infantry brigade of the Hellenic Army, headquartered in Lykofos, Western Thrace and subordinated to the 12th Mechanized Infantry Division.

23rd Armoured Brigade (Greece)

The 23rd Armoured Brigade "3rd Cavalry Regiment Dorylaeum" 23η Τεθωρακισμένη Ταξιαρχία "3ο Σύνταγμα Ιππικού Δορυλαίον" is a tank brigade of the Hellenic Army.

30th Mechanized Infantry Brigade (Greece)

30th Signal Company 30 ΛΔΒ 30th Engineer Company 30 ΛΜΧ 30th Antitank Company 30 ΛΑΤ HQ Company ΙΣΤ 129th Self Propelled Artillery Battalion 129 Μ Α/K ΠΒ 516th Mechanized Infantry Battalion 516 M/K ΤΠ 564th Mechanized Infantry Battalion 564 M/K Τ ...

31st Mechanized Infantry Brigade (Greece)

The 31st Mechanized Infantry Brigade "Kamia" is a mechanized infantry brigade of the Hellenic Army, headquartered in Feres and subordinated to the 12th Mechanized Infantry Division.

33rd Mechanized Infantry Brigade (Greece)

33rd Support Battalion 33 ΤΥΠ 506th Mechanized Infantry Battalion 506 M/K ΤΠ 33rd Antitank Company 33 ΛΑΤ 33rd Armored Battalion 33 ΕΜΑ 33rd Engineer Company 33 ΛΜΧ 525th Mechanized Infantry Battalion 525 M/K ΤΠ 104th Self Propelled Artillery Bat ...

79th National Guard Higher Command (Greece)

The 79th National Guard Higher Command is a Hellenic Army mechanized infantry brigade responsible for the defense of the island of Samos.

88th Military Command (Greece)

The 88th Military Command, is a Greek Army mechanized infantry brigade responsible for the defence of the island of Lemnos, Greece.

Canon de 85 modele 1927 Schneider

The Canon de 85 modele 1927 Schneider) was a field gun used by Greece during World War II. After the occupation of Greece, the Germans allotted this gun the designation of 8.5 cm Kanonehaubitze 287, but it is unknown if they actually used them th ...

First Army (Greece)

The Greek First Army, is the highest formation of the Hellenic Army and its only extant field army. Various English and German-language sources erroneously mention the existence of a First Army during the Greco-Italian War and the Battle of Greec ...