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Greece to upgrade its Hydra-class frigates

28th May 2019 - 12:35 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia


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The upgrade of the four Hydra-class frigates operated by the Hellenic Navy has been proclaimed as a priority for the country’s military despite budget restrictions faced by the government in Athens. 

Speaking during a recent acceptance ceremony for the first upgraded Lockheed Martin P-3B Orion maritime patrol aircraft of the Hellenic Navy, Greek defence minister Evangelos Apostolakis noted that the upgrade of the Hydra-class frigates is among the top spending priorities of the MoD.

Additionally, the

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov

Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Krassimir Grozev


Krassimir Grozev

Krassimir is a journalist based in Sofia, Bulgaria

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