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…

JOINT STATEMENT - 3rd Trilateral Defense Ministers Meeting Greece, Cyprus and Egypt

  1. The Minister of National Defense of the Hellenic Republic, Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos, the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Cyprus Savvas Angelides and General Mohamed Zaki, the Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces, Minister…

Initiative "ATHENA 2019" for Defence Research Innovation and Technology

Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus (RoC) has announced the implementation of the “ATHENA 2019” initiative in the field of defence research, innovation and technology. This initiative is orientated towards research institutions, academia and…

Address of the Minister of Defence Savvas Angelides at the Multinational CIMIC Exercise “ARGONAUT – 2019”

Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, As the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus, responsible for the overall planning and coordination of the Multinational CIMIC Exercise “ARGONAUT – 2019”, I would like to thank you for your presence…

Multinational CIMIC Exercise «ARGONAUT 2019» “Search and Rescue (SAR) Operations” PHASES

On Wednesday and Thursday, the 29th and 30th of May 2019 were successfully executed the «Search and Rescue (SAR) Operations» Phases, of the Multinational Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) Exercise «ARGONAUT-2019», within the Search and Rescue Region…