The multinational aerial combat Εxercise «Iniochos 2021», took place from Monday 12nd until Thursday 22nd of April 2021, at the Andravida Air Base.
During the Εxercise, complex air missions such as Offensive Counter Air Operations (OCA), Air Defense Operations (ADO), Counter Surface Force Operations (CSFO) including Air Power Contribution to Land Ops (APCLO) and Air Power Contribution to Maritime Ops (APCMO) and search & rescue in a combat environment, were carried out.
The Exercise involved a large number of Air Forces from our country as well as the United States Of America (F-16, MQ-9, KC-135), France (Rafale, M-2000D), United Arabian Emirates (F-16), Spain (F/A-18 Hornet), Israel (F-15, F-16) and Cyprus (AW-139) conducting more than 1320 flights day and night throughout the Athens FIR range, aiming the reinforce of the collaboration among the participant countries in a effective, secure and substantial way.
The Exercise also involved personnel from Canada (Air Weapon Managers – GCI), as well as Hellenic Army and Hellenic Navy forces.
Additionally, Egypt, Austria, Slovenia, Jordan and Romania also participated with observers.
The multinational aerial combat exercise «Iniochos 2019», took place from Monday 1st until Friday 12th of April 2019, at the Andravida Air Base.
The exercise involved a large number of air forces from our country as well as the United States of America, the United Arab Emirates, Italy and Israel, as well as Army and Naval Forces. Additionally, Egypt, France, Germany, Jordan, Canada, Croatia and Romania also participated with observers.
The Exercise took place between March 27, 2017 and April 7, 2017. 989 Aircraft sorties where executed during the two weeks of the exercise. Participants included USAFE, IAF, Italian Air Force, United Arab Emirates, and NATO Awacs.
The Exercise took place between April 3, 2016 and April 14, 2017. 1020 Aircraft sorties where executed during the two weeks of the exercise. Participants included USAFE, IAF, NATO Awacs, Air-Ground Operations School (AGOS) and USAFE’s 4th ASOG.
The Exercise took place between April 19, 2015 and April 30, 2015. 883 Aircraft sorties where executed during the two weeks of the exercise.
This was the first conduct of the exercise with invitations to foreign nations (INVITEX): Israeli Air Force (IAF) participated with twelve F-16D, and USAFE with a Special Operation Forces Team (SOF) as JTAC.