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Greece – US “Stolen Cerberus” Military Exercise Successfully Concluded

September 21, 2020

ATHENS — The military cooperation exercuse between Greece and the USA "Stolen Cerberus" was once again successfully concluded, according to an announcement by the Hellenic National Defence General Staff (HNDS)on Monday.

The exercise, which is carried out annually as part of bilateral co-operation between the two countries, lasted from September 8 to September 20.

Participating were the personnel of the special operations units and special forces of the three branches (Army, Navy and Air Force) of the Greek Armed Forces and the US Air Force in Europe as well as one Air Force C-130 and three US Air C-130s.

The exercise was planned by HNDS, coordinated by the interdisciplinary administration of special operations and took place in the wider region of mainland Greece.

Its purpose, according to HNDS, was the joint training and improvement of the level of cooperation of the participants with static belt parachutes and free fall, as well as the provision of supplies on land and sea, low altitude flights, threat management and air traffic control.

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