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DSEI 2021: Lockheed Martin details Greek frigate bid

20th September 2021 - 18:03 GMT | by Harry Lye in London

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Rendering of Lockheed Martin’s Hellenic Future Frigate. (Photo: Lockheed Martin)

Shephard understands that Greece will decide on its frigate requirement by the end of this year.

The proposed Hellenic Future Frigate from Lockheed Martin is a multi-mission ship drawing on systems from the USN's Arleigh Burke-class destroyers and Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), modified to meet the requirements of the Hellenic Navy.

A Lockheed Martin/USN bid is competing against offers from France (Naval Group), Italy (Fincantieri), the Netherlands (Damen) and the UK (Babcock).

Speaking to Shephard during DSEI in London on 14-17 September, Lockheed Martin Integrated Warfare Systems and Sensors (IWSS) VP and GM Jon Rambeau said: ‘It's two generations beyond the Littoral Combat Ship, but it's based on …

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