As French supply of FDI frigates bogged down, US launches offensive in Greece

In an article published in La Tribune last week, journalist Michel Cabirol described a more than problematic situation concerning the future of negotiations between France and Greece on the subject of contract for the acquisition of two FDI frigates. According to the information obtained by our colleague, Athens would have been surprised by the price proposed by Paris far above the discussions that the Greek state had had so far with French industrialists, while France would still not be able to propose a solution. acceptable and solid funding for this program. However, it is impossible to make a relevant judgment on the price without knowing the exact scope of the service expected by Greece.

On the other hand, there is a country that seems determined not to let such an opportunity slip by to take France out of the picture, to regain control of the Greek defense acquisition contracts, it is the United States, allies for the occasion. to Israel. According to the information presented by Mr Cabirol, Washington would indeed have decided to pull out the big game to bring Athens back to fairer considerations in terms of Defense contracts, implementing intense lobbying on the part of its plenipotentiary services as well as its intelligence services.

The FDI Belh @ rra frigate offers remarkable multi-domain firepower for a vessel weighing only 4500 tonnes.

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