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Damen proposes SIGMA 11515 to the Greek Navy
Navy / Maritime Modernisation

Damen proposes SIGMA 11515 to the Greek Navy

According to Naval News, the Greek Navy received its seventh proposal from Damen Shipyard. Damen offers Greece a SIGMA 11515 frigate.

Greek Defence Minister Points out to the Turkish Navy
Navy / Maritime Air Bilateral Relations

Greek Defence Minister Points out to the Turkish Navy

The Greek Minister of Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos participated, Wednesday 17 March, as a keynote speaker in the online event on “Greece’s defence shield as a pillar of stability and development”, organized by the AHEPA. AHEPA is a Greek American civil society organization.

An Olive Branch to Egypt, Velvet Glove to Greece
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

An Olive Branch to Egypt, Velvet Glove to Greece

Defence Minister Hulusi Akar attended the Blue Homeland 2021 Exercise at the Aegean Sea. Akar spoke about developing relations with Egypt and warned Greece.

Poseidon 21 Black Sea Naval Exercises Began
Navy / Maritime Air Regional / Strategy Defence Politics Unmanned Systems

Poseidon 21 Black Sea Naval Exercises Began

The multinational exercise “Poseidon 21” started on Saturday, February 27, in the Black Sea port of Constanta.

Defender-Europe 2021 to begin in Greece
Land Navy / Maritime

Defender-Europe 2021 to begin in Greece

US Army’s most significant European exercise in 25 years will start soon in Greece. It was planned for last year however was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Italy Proposes FREMM Frigates to Greece
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy Modernisation

Italy Proposes FREMM Frigates to Greece

According to Greek publication Kathimerini, Greece is considering to acquire FREMM multi-mission frigates designed by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri Marine and French and Naval Group (formerly known as Direction des Constructions Navales or DCNS)