Greek military training exercise underway in the Dodecanese islands

The Greek navy’s training exercise “Pyrpolitis” is currently underway, commanded by the chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, following an order by the defence minister.

The exercise is held in the region of the Dodecanese Islands. According to information, participating in the exercise are a frigate, a missile boat, a gun ship and attack and transfer helicopters, along with a Zubr landing craft carrying special unit members. The operation is supported by Air Force aircrafts.

According to the same sources the plan of the exercise is to regain control of an islet in the area.