Exercise “ONESILOS-GEDEON 2020”

The exercise "ONESILOS - GEDEON 2020", was executed successfully from 17 to 19 November 2020 in the framework of the Annual Military Cooperation Program between the Republic of Cyprus (RoC) and the State of Israel (SoI). The exercise is considered as…

3rd Trilateral Defense Ministers Meeting Cyprus, Greece, Israel Nicosia

The Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus, Charalambos Petrides, the Minister of National Defence of the Hellenic Republic, Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos and the Minister of Defence of the State of Israel, Benjamin Gantz, met in Nicosia, Cyprus, on…

LED Lights in National Guard Camps

On Wednesday 29 October 2020, the Ministry of Defence, as part of its energy and environmental policy, signed an Agreement with the Electricity Authority of Cyprus to replace energy-consuming luminaires in National Guard camps with LED-type luminaires,…

US Boat Visit to Naval Base Evangelos Florakis

The Ministry of Defence announces that from the 12th to the 20th of September 2020, two Combatant Craft Medium transport vessels used by the US Navy Special Forces, will visit the Evangelos Florakis Naval Base at Mari.  During their presence in Cyprus…

Exercise “IASON - 2020”

  The Exercise “IASON - 2020” was executed successfully from the 14th to the 16th of September, in the framework of the annual military cooperation program between Cyprus and Israel. The exercise took place within the FIR of Nicosia with the participation…

Meeting Between the Minister of Defence Mr. Charalambos Petrides and the US Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Mr. Clarke Cooper

The Minister of Defence Mr. Charalambos Petrides held a meeting today with the U.S Assistant Secretary for Political - Military Affairs, Mr. Clarke Cooper. Mr. Cooper was accompanied by the US Ambassador to Cyprus, Mrs Judith Garber.   The meeting…

Multinational Exercise "NEMESIS - 2020"

The Ministry of Defense announces that, today from 09:00 to 14:00, the multinational exercise "NEMESIS 2020" was conducted within sea-plots 1, 2 8 and 9 of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus. Aeronautical units and personnel from Cyprus,…

Defence Minister holds contacts during Munich Security Conference

Defence Minister Savvas Angelides briefed his counterparts and other officials on Turkey`s actions in Cyprus EEZ and regional security issues, on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, where he participated. 30 Heads of Governments and States,…

Joint statement of the Minister of Defence, Mr Savvas Angelides, and the Minister of Defence of Israel, Mr Naftali Bennet

Israel Minister of Defense, Naftali Bennett, hosted (February 10) his Cypriot counterpart, the Minister of Defense, Savvas Angelides, in his formal visit to the State of Israel.  The Ministers discussed the current strategic environment and future…

Multinational Exercise “NEMESIS – 2019”

The large scale Multinational Exercise, “NEMESIS”, will be conducted for the sixth consecutive year, on Wednesday the 13th of November 2019. The exercise will take place within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus, on board a simulated…