Ceremonial visits to the Very Reverend Metropolitan of Kydonias and Apokoronas, Mr. DAMASCINO (Papagiannaki) and to the Very Reverend Metropolitan of Kisamos and Selinon Mr. AMPHILOCHIO (Andronikaki) held on Friday, March 17
Courtesy visits to the Prefect of Chania, Mr. Apostolos VOULGARAKIS and the Mayor of Chania, Mr. Anastasios VAMVOUKAS, held today, Thursday, March 16, 2017, by the new Commander of the NATO MISSILE FIRING INSTALLATION (NAMFI), Brigadier General Anastasios GKOUMAS.
From 7th to 9th of March 2017, the first UNAC (User Nations Annual Committee) meeting for the year 2017 took place in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The participants were delegation from the User Nations, SHAPE, Host Nation (Greece) and NAMFI and they discussed several issues regarding the proper and smooth operation and organization of NAMFI.
On Friday the 24th of February 2017 the change of NAMFI Command ceremony took place at the Cantonment Area of NAMFI, between Major General Konstantinos KOUTRAS and Brigadier General Anastasios GKOYMAS.
NAMFI participated again after 2015 in one of the most prestigious and biggest defense exhibitions, IDEX 2017. The exhibition took place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 19th to 23rd of February 2017.
On Thursday the 8th of December 2016 a delegation of US EUCOM staff personnel headed by Ambassador Susan M. Elliott, Civilian Deputy to the EUCOM Commander and Foreign Policy Advisor, visited NAMFI.
On Sunday the 4th of December 2016 NAMFI celebrated the Celebration Ceremony of St. Brbara, Patroness Saint of Artillery. The participants were the Bishops of the church of Chania and delegation from the Hellenic Armed Forces and the municipality from the region of Chania.
From 15 to 16 November 2016, in the context of operational training, Hellenic Field Artillery Units conducted firings at NAMFI with MLRS, PzH 2000GR and Μ109Α3GEA2 weapon systems.
On the 20th of October 2016, in the context of NLD GBAD Units tactical evaluation exercise, AMRAAM and FENNEK (STINGER) weapon systems firings were executed in NAMFI.
From the 4th to the 6th of October 2016 Germany and the Netherlands, with the participation of USA personnel, executed firings in NAMFI with the anti-aircraft medium range weapon system PATRIOT, in the context of the APOLLO project.