The Minister of National Defence Dimitris Avramopoulos and the Alternate Minister of National Defence Fofi Gennimata attended the signing of Strategic Cooperation Agreements by the Hellenic Defence Systems (HDS) with Rheinmetall and Lockheed Martin. The Agreements’ signing ceremonies took place successively at the Conference Room of the Ministry of National Defence.

Hellenic Defence Systems were represented by its Managing Director Sotiris Christogiannis. For Rheinmetall, the agreement was signed by RWM Company CEO and Managing Director Werner Krämer, while for Lockheed Martin it was signed by the Vice President of LM Missile & Fire Control International Joe Lee Garlant.

The event was also attended by the Deputy Minister of National Defence Ioannis Labropoulos, the Chief of HNDGS General Michail Kostarakos, the Chief of HNGS Vice Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis and the Chief of HAGS Lieutenant General Christos Manolas.