The Hellenic Air Force received 3 of the 10 ordered CH-47D Chinook transport helicopters which were delivered to Piraeus Port on Friday.
With this delivery, the number of Chinooks in service with the Hellenic Air Force has risen to 18. The number is expected to reach 25 upon the completion of the current order delivery. A total of 25 helicopters will allow Greece to transport around 1,200 fully equipped troops.
The Chinooks come from US Army stocks.