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Hellenic Air Force (Greece)

Total Aircraft: 374

Active Aircraft Inventory (2020)

FIGHTERS
HELICOPTERS
TRANSPORTS
TRAINERS
SPECIAL MISSION
ON-ORDER
The Hellenic Air Force of Greece, despite fielding some aging models, is a relatively modern fighting force by regional standards.



POWER INDEX SCORE

25.6

(Ranked 33 of 53)
*See Notes
The fighter force, making up 50% of all inventory, consists of aging types in the American F-16 'Fighting Falcon' and F-4 'Phantom II' multirole lines backed by a stock of French-made Mirage 2000 fighters featuring a limited multirole capability. The rotorcraft force is flexbile but modest in size with a dozen units of the Bell Model 205 type and a dozen units of the Airbus Helicopters H215M. The transport force, accounting for 5% of all inventory, is limited to tactical types with the force nearly split between the Lockheed C-130 Hercules and Alenia C-27 Spartan classes. The training arm is as balanced as any with types covering basic flight, advanced training, and fighter training. Over 36% of the inventory is dedicated to airman training at various levels. The special mission arm serves across three distinct categories - AEW, EW, and SAR. Any on-order systems for 2019 have been delivered.
NOTES: The WDMMA.org Power Index (PwrIndx) score looks at various qualities of an individual air power (or service branch). While total aircraft certainly influences the rating, aircraft variety (force balance) also plays a key role in determining an air service's placement on the list. Other focused qualities include local industry (aerospace-related) capability, future outlook, and current/recent combat experience. All this is worked into a formula which provides an analytical approach to resolving a force's fighting state in the modern world. This approach to fighting strength is highly theoretical and does not take into account a nation's available manpower or resolve in the face of conflict nor does it involve land and naval fighting strength. The top achievable PwrIndx score belongs to the United States Air Force with its rating of 242.9. As of now, UAV systems are not taken into account due to reporting differences between publicly-available sources (these will be integrated as some point). Navy aviation branches do not take into account the fighting capacity of naval ships.
Inventory Breakdown
187
Total available aircraft assuming a Below Average Readiness Rate of 50%.
262
Total available aircraft assuming an Average Readiness Rate of 70%.
281
Total available aircraft assuming an Above Average Readiness Rate of 75%.
299
Total available aircraft assuming an Excellent Readiness Rate of 80%.


Fighters
Total: 187 (50%)
OUTLOOK
STABLE
114
F-16C
Multirole
33
F-4E
Multirole
24
Mirage 2000-5/Mk II
Multirole
16
Mirage 2000EG
Multirole




Helicopters
Total: 24 (6%)
OUTLOOK
STABLE
12
Bell 205
Utility
12
H215M
Multirole




Transports
Total: 19 (5%)
OUTLOOK
STABLE
11
C-130B/H
Tactical
8
C-27J
Tactical




Trainers
Total: 137 (37%)
OUTLOOK
STABLE
45
T-6A
Basic Trainer
39
F-16D
Fighter Trainer
39
T-2C/E
Advanced Jet Trainer
12
P2002
Flight Trainer
2
Mirage 2000BG
Fighter Trainer




Special
Total: 7 (2%)
OUTLOOK
STABLE
4
R-99
Airborne Early Warning
2
C-130H
Electronic Warfare
1
CL-415
Search & Rescue
National Powers (A-to-Z)
53 Countries Ranked; 366 Aircraft Types Tracked; 35,953 Total Aircraft Followed.
Switzerland (167)
#40
Swiss Air Force (167)
United Arab Emirates (UAE) (327)
#27
United Arab Emirates Air Force (327)