Naval Cooperation Between France and Greece

The Frigate multi missions (FREMM) Auvergne conducted a series of exercises with the Greek frigate Salamis off Crete. On December 9, 2021, helicopter maneuvers, a formation navigation sequence and the establishment of tactical data links, allowing the exchange of tactical information, were carried out between the French and Greek frigates. They then joined forces in an anti-aircraft defense exercise against…

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Eastern Mediterranean – Franco-Greek Training off Crete

Friday, November 5, off the coast of Crete, the operators of the central operations of the Multi-mission Frigate (FREMM) Auvergne trained alongside their Greek counterparts of the frigate Themistokles. As part of an anti-aircraft scenario, six F-16 fighter jets of the Greek Air Force, two frigates and their air escort, consisting of two other Greek fighters, opposed the Franco-Greek device…

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Schiebel Demonstrates CAMCOPTER® S-100 to Hellenic Navy

August 2, 2021 – Schiebel demonstrated the outstanding capabilities of its Unmanned Air System (UAS) CAMCOPTER® S-100 to the Hellenic Navy. Stationed on board of the Elli-Class Frigate Aigaion (F-460) in the Mediterranean Sea west of Crete, the S-100 showcased in a one-week trial its range, endurance and speed, as well as its maritime surveillance and detection capabilities, to the…

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SNMG2 PASSEX

June 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Wednesday 03 June 2020, a Passing Exercise between frigates HS Adrias and ITS Virginio Fasan (SNMG-2 Unit) was conducted at the sea area northwest of Crete. The exercise enhanced the operational capability and readiness of the participating units and promoted the cooperation within the NATO framework. Greek Navy photos

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