Greek Navy Said Farewell to 3 Fast Attack Boats.

Flag Lowering Ceremony. Official Greek Navy Photo.

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.

 

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