HELLENIC NAVY BUYS NAVAL ESM SYSTEMS
- Hellenic Navy Orders Systems For New Fast Attack Craft. // Defense Daily;3/27/2009, Vol. 241 Issue 56, p6
The article reports that BVT Surface Fleet International and Thales Nederland have signed a contract for the delivery of systems to be installed on two Roussen-class Fast Attack Craft that will be built by Elefsis Shipbuilding & Industrial Enterprises in Greece for the Hellenic Navy. As stated,...
- Hellenic Navy Orders Systems For New Fast Attack Craft. // Defense Daily International;4/3/2009, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p7
The article offers information on the agreement signed by BVT Surface Fleet International and Thales Nederland BV for the delivery of systems to be installed on two Fast Attack Craft (FAC). It is reported that these FACs will be built by Elefsis Shipbuilding & Industrial Enterprises for Hellenic...
- Commissioning of 1st Pakistan Navy Fast Attack Craft (Missile). // Hilal;2012, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p37
The article reports that the First Fast Attack Craft Missile PNS AZMAT was commissioned at Xingang Shipyard China.
- Egypt to Buy Used Ships From Serbia-Montenegro. // Sea Power;Jul2004, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p44
Reports on the Egyptian Navy's plan to purchase two Koni-class corvettes and five Osa-I class fast-attack craft from Serbia-Montenegro. Overhauling of a Koni unit prior to transfer; Description of the Serbia-Montenegro Koni corvette variant; Egypt's search for used vessels in light of its...
- FAST ATTACK CRAFT CONTINUE TO PUNCH ABOVE THEIR WEIGHT. Yeo, Mike // Defence Review Asia;Nov2015, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p12
The article discusses the features a fast attack craft (FAC) warship, which is armed with torpedoes and anti-ship missiles, and its capability to pose a serious threat to larger warships in narrow or confined waters.
- FAST PATROL BOATS -- AND ENDANGERED SPECIES? // Naval Forces;2003, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p100
Assesses the utility and future life of Fast Patrol Boats (FPB) in the U.S. Criteria for categorizing FPB including tonnage and speed; Missions being accomplished in out-of-area littorals that present a problem to traditional FPB; Reason for Navies to operate FPB; Refionally-grouped Navies...
- Naval showdown with Iran in the Gulf increasingly likely. // Geo-Strategy Direct;5/7/2008, p7
This article reports on the move of a U.S. Navy ship to fire toward Iranian fast attack craft in the Persian Gulf in April 2008. The Navy said two Islamic Republic Guard Corps vessels confronted a cargo ship contracted by the U.S. Military Sealift Command. U.S. officials claimed that the...
- "DÃ©jÃ Vu All Over Again"/ "A Gunboat Navy for the 21st Century". Claymore, Peter G. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Oct2005, Vol. 131 Issue 10, p64
This article focuses on the gunboat navy. The gunboats of the early 19th century, today's littoral combat ship is a descendent of another failed system: the Civil War monitor vessels. These were relatively cheap and easy to produce and were successful in coastal and riverine warfare. They were...
- Egypt Relaunches FAC Programme. // Military Technology;Aug2004, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p27
Reports on the relaunch of the Egyptian government and the U.S. administration's plan for a series of three Fast Attack Craft to be built in U.S. yards for the Egyptian Navy. Use of military assistance funding; Development of the original plans in the 1990s.