Surveillance mission this morning for this Hellenic Air Force Embraer ERJ-145 AEW&C (reg. 729 – callsign OURANOS31).
The aircraft is departed Elefsis AB, near Athens, at 07:10 CEST southbound and now (10:30) is orbiting south west of Peloponnese over central mediterranean Sea.
The Greek AWACS is one of IRINI assets. The Operation, named EUNAVFOR MED IRINI (Greek for “peace”) was thus launched on 31 March 2020 and extended to 31 march 2023. Its core task is the implementation of the UN arms embargo on Libya through the use of aerial, satellite and maritime assets.