This dual-seat Mirage 2000-5BG of 331 Mira participated in the ΗΝΙΟΧΟΣ 2019 exercise.

Vincent Loedeman

Slated to be replaced by the Dassault Rafale, the end is near for the HAF F-4E (AUP). Only one unit remains operating the 'Spook': 338 MDV.

Vincent Loedeman

Agrinion (LGAG)

RWY 09/27     POS 38°36'07"N 021°21'04"E     ELEV 154 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
AA

Storage
F-104
A-7
AA = Aeroporiko Aposmasma (Air Detachment)

The first six Dassault Rafale F3Rs were delivered to 332 Mira at Tanágra air base on 19 January 2022. 413 depicted here is a former Armée de l'Air et de l'Espace (AAE, French Air and Space Force) example.

George Karavantos

F-16C 539 is operated by 337 MPK (All-Weather Squadron) from Lárisa. This air base is selected by the United States as one of the Forward Operating Bases and will be expanded accordingly.

Paul van den Hurk

Almiros/Nea Anchialos (LGBL)

RWY 08/26     POS 39°13'11"N 022°47'40"E     ELEV 83 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
111 PM

111 PM SMET
F-16C-30
F-16D-30
F-16C-50
F-16D-50
Alexandros


330 M
F-16C-30
F-16D-30
Κεραυνός / Keraunos (Thunderbolt)


341 M
F-16C-50
F-16D-50
Bέλος / Arrow (Velos) rd/bk


347 M
F-16C-50
F-16D-50
Περσεύς / Perseus
On 2 September 2011, Larisa based 346 Mira was disbanded and all its F-16C/D Block 30 aircraft were transferred to 330 Mira.

Since 1999, the AS332C1 Super Puma is the mainstay for Search and Rescue missions.

@kilo.mike.aviationphotography (Kostas Marmarelis)

The HAI Ε1-79 Pegasus is an indigenously-developed medium-altitude long-endurance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (MALE-UAV) produced by Hellenic Aerospace Industries (HAI). It entered service with the Hellenic Air Force as Pegasus in 1992, and as the upgraded version Pegasus II in 2005.

@kilo.mike.aviationphotography (Kostas Marmarelis)

Andravída (LGAD)

RWY 16/34, 18/36     POS 37°55'08"N 021°17'30"E     ELEV 55 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
117 PM

117 PM SMET
F-4E Toxo


338 MDV
F-4E (AUP) Άρης / Aris (Mars) ye
KEAT

SOT
F-4E
Mirage 2000BG/EG
F-16C/D
Tactical Weapons School
339 Mira merged with 338 Mira on October 31, 2017.
339 MPK disbanded in 2017. All F-4E PI2000's went to 338 MDV

01525 was delivered in September 1974.

Paul van den Hurk

The Leonardo C-27J was destined to be the tactical transport platform for the HAF but they are suffering from a very low availability. Of the eight delivered, only one or two are operational at any given time.

@kilo.mike.aviationphotography (Kostas Marmarelis)

Araxos (LGRX)

RWY 18/36     POS 38°09'00"N 021°25'00"E     ELEV 50 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
116 PM

335 MV
F-16C-52
F-16D-52
Τίγρης / Tigris (Tigers) ye/bk


336 MV
F-16C-52
F-16D-52
Oλυμπος / Olympos (Olympus)

One of the last operators of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is Greece. These "ugly beauties" are operating out of Andravida air base in the North Peloponnesos.

Paul van den Hurk

337 Mira "Fantasma" or "Ghost" operates the Block 52+ F-16C/D Fighting Falcon. These are being upgraded to the F-16V standard, making them equivalent to the Block 70 F-16.

Paul van den Hurk

Chania/Ioannis Daskalogiannis (LGSA) Soúda

RWY 11/29     POS 35°31'54"N 024°08'59"E     ELEV 492ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
115 PM

115 PM SMET
F-16C-52
F-16D-52
Assos (Ace)


340 M
F-16C-52
F-16D-52
Αλεπού / Alepou (Fox) ye/bk


343 M
F-16C-52
F-16D-52
Αστέρι / Asteri (Star) ye/bl

An amazing aircraft, the Block 52 F-16D, landing at at airbase with amazing photography, Aviano in Italy. This 340 Mira example is a long way from home with his homebase being Souda at the island of Crete.

Giampaolo Tonello

The CL-415GR is a very capable water bomber. 10 were delivered since 1999 and three were lost while performing their very risky duty.

@kilo.mike.aviationphotography (Kostas Marmarelis)

Dekelia/Tatoi (LGTT)

RWY 21/03     POS 38°06'35"N 023°46'56"E     ELEV 758 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
359 MAEDY

351 MAE
PZL M-18 Dimetra
AF Support Command

359 MAEDY
PZL M-18
PZL M-18BS
Air Force Academy "Ikarus"

360 MEA
P2002JF
T-41D
Thalis
360 MEA operates under the Hellenic Air Force Academy.

The primary Electronic Warfare type in the service of the Hellenic Air Force is the Embraer EMB145H AEW&C. Based on the ERJ145LRthey were built at Sao José dos Campos in Brazil. They are operated by 380 MASEPE = Mira Aeroporiko Systima Enaeriou Elenchou & Epitirisis or "AWACS Squadron".

@kilo.mike.aviationphotography (Kostas Marmarelis)

Since June 2019, the Tecnam P2002JF started replacing the ageing T-41D Mescalero that was used for primary flight training since 1969.

@kilo.mike.aviationphotography (Kostas Marmarelis)

Elefsis (LGEL)

RWY 18/36     POS 38°03'50"N 023°33'22"E     ELEV 143 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
112 PM

112 PM SMET
Various


352 MMYP
ERJ135BJ
ERJ135LR
Gulfstream V
Κόσμος / Cosmos


354 MTM
C-27J Πήγασος / Pegasus


355 MTM
CL-215 Hφαιστος / Ifaistos (Vulcan)


356 MTM
C-130B
C-130H
Ηρακλής / Iraklis (Hercules)


358 MED
AB205A
Bell 212
Faethon


380 Mira ASEPE
EMB145H AEW&C Ουρανός / Ouranos (Sky)


384 MED
AS332C1 Puma


EKAB
AW109S
Beech 350C
202 KEA

Overhaul facilities
Various
The A109E that were used by SEAV were transferred to 358 MED by October 2012.
EKAB = National Centre for Emergency Care

352 MMYP (Mira Metaforas Ypsilon Prosopon or VIP Squadron) operates two Embraer 135s in the VIP transport role out of Elefsis. They can be seen around the world while transporting dignitaries to their appointments.

Frank Noort

C-130H 751 is one of the Hercules' that is upgraded to carry ECM roll-on, roll-off kit. While usually it operates in the tactical transport role, it is sometimes observed to perform more secretive operations.

Frank Noort

Kalamáta (LGKL)

RWY 17/35     POS 37°04'13"N 022°01'28"E     ELEV 20 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
120 PEA

120 PEA SMET
T-2E
T-2C
T-6A Texan II


361 MEA
T-6A Texan II Μυστράς / Mystras


362 MEA
T-2E
T-2C
Νέστωρ / Nestor


363 MEA
T-2E
T-2C
Δαναός / Danaos


364 MEA
T-6A Texan II Πέλοψ / Pelops

Since 1976, the T-2E Buckeye has been the Advanced Trainer of the HAF. Based at Kalamata in the south of the Peloponnesos, many pilots received their wings on this type.

Paul van den Hurk

With notoriously fierce fire-seasons in Greece a well-equipped and well trained areal fire fighting force is indispensable. The HAF water bombers consist of the PZL M-18, Canadair CL-215 and Canadair CL-415 that are dispersed across the vast area of the country.

@kilo.mike.aviationphotography (Kostas Marmarelis)

Kasteli (LGTL)

RWY 20/02     POS 35°11'31"N 025°19'42"E     ELEV 1180 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
133 SM

111 PM Detachment
F-16C
F-16D
Larisa (LGLR)

RWY 08/26     POS 39°39'01"N 022°27'56"E     ELEV 241 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
110 PM

M.MEA/F
Pegasus II B1 UAV
Heron MALE UAV (loan, o/o in feb18)
Axeron


337 MPK
F-16C-52+
F-16D-52+
Fantasma (Ghost)


SATA
C-130B
M.MEA/F = Moira Mi Epandromenon Aeroskafon = UAV Squadron. The unit was established in 2003, using the Pegasus I. It transitioned to the Pegasus II since.
The unit moved from 113 SM at Preveza/Aktion, Lefkas to 110 PM, Larissa by late 2017 and will lease IAI Heron MALE UAVs from 2018 onwards.
348 MTA disbanded in May 2017 and all RF-4E were withdrawn from use (wfu)
Limnos (LGLM)

RWY 22/04     POS 39°55'05"N 025°14'05"E     ELEV 15 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
130 SM

110 PM Detachment
Various


111 PM Detachment
Various
Santorini (LGSR)

RWY 34R/16L     POS 36°24'07"N 025°28'38"E     ELEV 130 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
AA

117 PM Detachment
F-4E (AUP)
Most probably Santorini does not host this detachment anymore. Info welcome!
AA = Aeroporiko Aposmasma (Air Detachment)
Skiros (LGSY)

RWY 36/18     POS 38°58'10"N 024°29'10"E     ELEV 48 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
135 SM

FRONTEX
Heron I UAV


114 PM Detachment
Mirage 2000-5BG
Mirage 2000-5EG
The Heron UAVs operate under the FRONTEX flag and are leased from the IDF/AF.
Tanagra (LGTG)

RWY 10/28     POS 38°20'23"N 023°33'54"E     ELEV 485 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
AF Support Command

Hellenic Aerospace Industry
Overhaul of various a/c
114 PM

114 PM SMET
Mirage 2000BG
Mirage 2000EG
Mirage 2000-5BG
Mirage 2000-5EG
Antaios


331 M
Mirage 2000-5BG
Mirage 2000-5EG
Θησέας / Thiseas wh/bl


332 M
Mirage 2000BG
Mirage 2000EG
Rafale EG
Rafale DG
Γεράκι / Geraki (Hawk) bk/wh

331 Mira is the lucky receiver of the most modern version of the Mirage in HAF service: the Mirage 2000-5. The HAF now operates a mix of ten locally upgraded and fifteen newly delivered Mirage 2000-5EG/BG fighters.

Anonymous

120 PEA at Kalamata originally received 40 T-2E Buckeyes for its advanced training programme. These were later augmented by five T-2C versions which were delivered as attrition replacement in 2001.

Stephan de Bruijn

Thessaloniki/Makedonia (LGTS)

RWY 28/10, 34/16     POS 40°31'09"N 022°58'24"E     ELEV 22 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Colour Badge
113 PM

113 PM SMET
CL-415GR
CL-415MP


383 MEEA
CL-415GR
CL-415MP
Proteas

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