Under the deal, Greece is expected to receive three ships by 2026.
Estonia ploughs on with coastal defence upgrade
Estonia expects to receive a shipment of new naval mines by the end of 2021, under a contract between the Estonian Centre for Defence Investment and an unnamed Finnish supplier.
The financial details of the contract were not disclosed. Estonia has decided to buy the weapons unilaterally after Latvia pulled out of a joint procurement plan.
Cdre Juri Saska, the Commander of the Estonian Naval Forces, insisted the new mines would pose no threat to merchant shipping.
He noted that the mines are only one element of a broader overhaul of coastal defence in Estonia.
‘Our task was to …
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