Hellenic Defence Systems

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EAS (Greek: Ελληνικά Αμυντικά Συστήματα; Hellenic Defense Systems) is the company formed by the merger in 2004 of the Greek defence companies EBO and Pyrkal. When created, it was a major manufacturer with thousands of employees, with a product range that included most land weapons in use today, as well as an established exporter to many countries in the world.

Hellenic Defence Systems
Native name
Greek: Ελληνικά Αμυντικά Συστήματα
Ellinika Amyntika Systimata
State-owned enterprise
IndustryDefence
PredecessorEBO
Pyrkal
Founded2004; 16 years ago (2004)
Headquarters,
Area served
worldwide
Key people
Theofilos Vasileiou (Chairman)
John Demiris (President)
Kosmas Christidis (CEO)
ProductsMunitions, Small arms, Artillery, Explosive
OwnerHellenic Republic
Number of employees
500
Websitewww.eas.gr

Its future is uncertain though, due to the company's debts.[citation needed]

ProductsEdit

External links / ReferencesEdit

  • Official Website
  • L.S. Skartsis, "Greek Vehicle & Machine Manufacturers 1800 to present: A Pictorial History", Marathon (2012) ISBN 978-960-93-4452-4 (eBook)