Greek Navy Said Farewell to 3 Fast Attack Boats.
13 Jun 2011 2 Comments
On 10 June 2011 Friday, Greek Navy decommissioned 3 of its fast attack craft. P-74 HS Plotarchis Vlahavas, P-76 HS Ypoploiarchos Tournas and P-77 Plotarchis Salipsis. All the three boats were La Combattante IIA class and were transferred from German Navy in 1995 and 2000.
P-74 HS Plotarchis Vlahavas was armed with Harpoon the reminder with MM38 Exocet missiles as main anti ship weapons.
Before the decommissioning The Greek Navy had 9 La Combattante III and 6 La Combattante IIA fast attack craft. Now this number is reduced to a total of 12.
These deletions were expected as cost cutting measures.
Click here for the official press release.