The Hellenic Navy's seventh (and final) Roussen-class fast attack missile craft (FACM) was launched on 5 August 2020 by Greek shipbuilding company Elefsis shipyards located near Athens.
Tag Archives : Greece
31 Jul 2020
The Hellenic Navy named and commissioned its sixth Roussen-class fast attack missile craft (FACM), HS Ypoploiarchos Karathanasis (P-78). The event took place at the Amfiali naval station on July 28 in presence of the Greek defense minister.
24 Jun 2020
ΟΝΕΧ Νeorion Shipyards based in Syros Island, Greece, and Israel Shipyards based in Haifa entered a teaming agreement to jointly propose a next generation corvette design for the Hellenic Navy: The Themistocles.
08 Jun 2020
During a Greek parliamentary session on May 2, 2020, the special standing committee on armament programs and contracts validated several programs for the Hellenic Navy.
04 Jun 2020
HS Spetsai, a frigate of the Greek Navy, sets sail with Operation EUNAVFOR MED Irini.
14 May 2020
Spain has officially joined the Permanent Structured Cooperation on Defence and Security (PESCO) European Patrol Corvette (EPC) project.
16 Apr 2020
The European Defence Agency's Steering Board has approved the launch of a specific EDA ad hoc project which will contribute to the implementation of a Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) project aimed at developing a Deployable Modular Underwater Intervention Capability Package (DIVEPACK).
09 Mar 2020
The Hellenic Coast Guard is planning to acquire new patrol boats to enhance its capabilities, according to an international electronic tender announced by the Greek Ministry of Shipping and Maritime Affairs on EU’s tender platform.
14 Feb 2020
The French marine industry association (GICAN) and the SEKPY (Association of Hellenic Defence Manufacturers) are signing in Athens a partnership agreement due to develop the shipbuilding industry cooperation between France and Greece and expand the R&D and innovation, the shipbuilding's SMEs and MMCs and European projects development together.
14 Feb 2020
During an event at the French Embassy in Athens on February 13th, 2020, Naval Group unveiled its long-term cooperation plan developed to support the acquisition program of two FDI frigates (Belharra-class) for the Hellenic Navy.