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Hellenic Navy

President Sakallaropoulou Inspects Navy as Greece Mulls Proposals for Frigates

President of the Greece inspected navy fleet vessels in the Saronic Gulf on Friday, as Athens considers the purchase of four new frigates.

US Joins Four Other Allies, Competing for Frigate Sale to Greece

The US presented to Greece on Tuesday its proposal for the procurement of four modern frigates for the Hellenic Navy.

Greece to Receive First Anti-Submarine Sonar From United States

Greece will receive anti-submarine sonars that will be deployed on helicopters provided by the United States.

Five NATO Allies Battle It Out to Sell Frigates to Greece

Greece is a battleground for competing NATO allies who have rushed to sell new frigates and capitalize on the country's defense program

Crete Welcomes US Aircraft Carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower

The US aircraft carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower docked at Souda Bay, Crete after conducting joint naval exercises with the Hellenic Navy.

US Aircraft Carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower in Exercise with Greek Armed Forces

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG) has been conducting exercises with the Hellenic Armed Forces in the Mediterranean.

Greek Navy Exercises Off Crete Using Live Fire

Hellenic Navy exercises 'Spear', 'Seashore' and 'Periscope' that started on Monday in the sea area of Myrtos as well as in the North and South Cretan seas were completed on Friday, according to the Navy General Staff. The Hellenic Navy...

US Aircraft Carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower in Joint Drills with Hellenic Navy

The Dwight D. Eisenhower (IKE) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) participated in surface exercises with the Hellenic Navy in the Mediterranean Sea, from July 24-28, 2020. The exercises included formation steaming, tactical maneuvers, and communications drills, and allowed the participating forces...

Surreal Scene as Hellenic Navy Vessel Anchors Off Greek Beach Bar

A Hellenic Navy vessel made a surprise visit to a popular beach at Neos Panteleimonas, in Pieria Prefecture, northern Greece on Wednesday. Employees of the beach bar were astonished, and perhaps a little concerned, to see the landing ship...

Greek Navy Systematically Recording Country's Most Iconic Shipwrecks

The first phase of a project to investigate and record the current state of historic Naval shipwrecks in Greece has recently been completed, according to a Hellenic (Greek) Navy General Staff (HNGS) announcement released on Wednesday. The investigation, using a...