Joint Air Power Competence Centre
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Major Fotios Kanellos graduated from the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) Academy in 2003 as an Electrical Engineer specializing in Telecommunications and Computer Science. He holds three Master degrees, one in Technical-Economic Systems from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), one in Environmental Sciences from the University of Patras and another in European and International Studies from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

He served as an inspection engineer for T-2 C/E aircraft and system engineer for the T-6A Flight Simulator at the Hellenic Air Training Command in Kalamata. His previous appointment was at the HAF Support Command managing IT and Cybersecurity projects. Currently, he is the Cyberspace SME at the JAPCC.

Information provided is current as of February 2022

From the Author

Defending Space in and through Cyberspace

A Fragile Stability in Space
In a recently published book titled ‘2034’, Admiral Stavridis and Elliot Ackerman, two former military officers with deep operational and diplomatic backgrounds, tried to describe how and, apparently, when a future war with China might [...]

Cybersecurity Challenges with Emerging Technologies

How to Leverage New Technologies in Modern Battlefields
It was the end of April 2020 when the first 5G base station was installed by Huawei, together with China Mobile, on the ‘roof of the world’, Mount Everest, at an altitude of 6,500 m, [...]

Cyberspace Operations

It has been stated that Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are ‘re-shaping the cyber security world’. A general understanding of the elements of Cyberspace is an important piece as it pertains to the multi-domain, whole of [...]

Implications of 5G to Air Power – A Cybersecurity Perspective

The next generation of wireless and mobile network, called 5G. 5G is gradually replacing the 4G/LTE. The three main technical characteristics of 5G networks are: Data rates of between 1–20 Gbit/s per mobile base station, [...]

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