France pulls out all the stops to convince Greece to choose the Frigate Belharra

Like what it did for the contract for the acquisition of 18 Rafale aircraft, of which 6 second-hand aircraft were offered to Greece, France has now decided to pull out all the stops to convince Athens to select its offer for the acquisition of 4 modern FDI Belharra frigates and the modernization of the 4 MEKO 200 HN frigates currently in service with the Hellenic Navy. While discussions had stalled for several months, paving the way for other offers, such as the one put forward by Lockheed-Martin concerning the MMSC frigates, Paris now has an offer that is both homogeneous and efficient, both from…

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These 5 capabilities that make the FDI Belh @ rra frigates indispensable in Greece

If the file around the order of 18 Rafale planes by Greece was negotiated in just a few weeks, the one surrounding the possible transfer of French frigates to the Hellenic Navy has been dragging on for more than a decade. The progress recorded at the beginning of the year around the acquisition of the 2 FDI Belh@rra frigates from Naval Group, in a standard identical to those ordered by the French Navy, were swept away during the summer by negotiations, it seems. it risky on the French side, having led Greece to consider other options, such as ordering new, less expensive frigates from the Netherlands or Germany. Without going into detail…

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Thales and Raytheon asked to equip Taiwanese frigates with an AESA radar

Although the Republic of China Navy, on the island of Taiwan, is one of the most endowed in the Pacific theater, with 4 destroyers and 22 frigates, all of its ships are between 25 and almost 50 years old, due to the "de facto" embargo imposed from the mid-90s by Beijing on the sale of arms to the independent island since 1949, but still ardently claimed as national territory by the authorities of the People's Republic of China. Not only did none of the traditional suppliers to the Taiwanese armies, such as France or the United States, agree to sell new combat ships to Taipei,…

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