The procurement of new frigates for the Hellenic Navy (HN) is the most discussed equipment issue in the Greek armaments agenda. It is also logical that our country is required to implement a major equipment program following the latest one: The acquisition of the 30 F-16 Block 52+ Advanced back in 2005.
Tag Archives : Greece
31 Oct 2019
The United States is seemingly proposing four MMSC vessels to the Hellenic Navy as an alternative to the two FDI frigates deal proposed by France, a local media is reporting.
11 Oct 2019
Greece and France signed yesterday an LoI (Letter of Intent) for the procurement of two Belharra / FDI frigates for the Hellenic Navy.
29 Jul 2019
The Hellenic Coast Guard will start testing a tethered aerostat for sea surveillance mission, as part of a FRONTEX operation.
26 Jul 2019
France and Greece are actively working on a Government-to-Government agreement for the procurement of two Belharra / FDI frigates for the Hellenic Navy, Naval News learned from Naval Group.
24 Jun 2019
The General Director of the GDDIA (the Hellenic defense procurement agency) Vice Admiral (ret.) Kyriakos Kyriakidis, visited Naval Group's headquarters on the sidelines of the Paris Air Show. The meeting took place just weeks after GDDIA submitted an LOI to France in connection with the procurement of two Belharra frigates from Naval Group by the Hellenic Navy.
06 Jun 2019
A Letter of Intent (LOI) was reportedly sent yesterday by the Greek defense procurement agency to the French government, in connection with the procurement of two Belharra frigates from Naval Group for the Hellenic Navy.
22 Feb 2019
The Hellenic Army Amphibious Special Forces units will be equipped with new fast-craft boats, according to a public tender published in mid-February.
14 Feb 2019
The Hellenic Navy is gradually changing the camouflage of its Fast Attack Craft vessels, as noted in pictures from recent exercises. The new pattern includes four different shades between grey and dark blue grey, in random shapes.
13 Feb 2019
The Hellenic Navy is in the final stage of activating the sub-programme for the procurement of four Sikorsky MH-60R anti-submarine warfare helicopters, according to a written statement to the Parliament made by the Minister of Defense Evangelos Apostolakis.