[email protected] | The names of the three frigates – A name that refers to Cyprus
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Published on 29/09/2022 at 16:53

The first of the three [email protected] frigates will bear the name “Kimon”, the Athenian general who fought for the liberation of Cyprus from the Persians. The second will bear the name “Nearchos”, the head of the fleet of Alexander the Great. The third will bear the name “Formion”, the Athenian admiral during the Peloponnesian war. 

Construction has begun at Naval Group’s French shipyards. Τhe first two will be delivered to the Hellenic Navy in 2025 and the third in 2026.

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