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Priority to the implementation of two important for the Armed Forces armament programs gives the new caretaker, the Defense Minister General, Frangos Frangoulis, said.
This is a first for the acquisition of 4,200 missiles DM53A1 (APFSDS-T) and 2.000 M865 (TPCSDS-T) from the Dutch stock and receiving the second fifth Super Vita type R71 RITSOS which can be used by the Navy in a very short time, having completed the installation and testing of ship systems.Undoubtedly these two movements show the direct determination of the Minister to complete two arms programs were launched to implement earlier or were pending.
In this way, the new Minister implements a month what the previous ministers did not materialize in 5 years.With these two moves, the new Minister of upgrades in a short time the possibilities of tanks Leopard 2HELL and increases the available resources of the Navy whose role in the coming months will be crucial to the defense of national interests.All these are implemented as soon as the Turkish experience in the training center in Poznan boats, opposite the bridgehead of the new equipment Karagats fording rivers recently acquired, and must not forget the continuous aggression by Turkey in the Aegean Sea as recorded in Pserimos other day.
Noted that the project of transnational contract for the supply of the Dutch ammunition approved by the KYSEA in early April before the election on May 6, while the fifth received pending for almost two years, depriving the Navy a very useful unit equipped with missiles MM40 Exocet Block 3 with potential disaster objectives ashore within 180 kmwww.defencenet.gr