GR Hydra class

DE MEKO 200 class



Frigate Hydra class


2710light (tn)
3200full load (tn)
109length (m)
14.80beam (m)
4.10draught (m)
4100range (nm)
31max speed (knots)

2Naval Engine diesel - MTU
2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG

2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon

2Naval Gun Mark 45 5/54 inch (127mm)
2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm

1Naval Radar air search radar DA08
2Naval Radar fire direction radar STIR 180
1Naval Radar surface search radar MW08
1Sonar hull mounted sonar AN/SQS-56

helicopter   Aircraft

Typical Max
GR Hellenic Navy Sikorsky S-70B-6 Aegean Hawk 11
GR Hellenic Navy Agusta AB212 11


DE Blohm + Voss - 1
GR Hellenic Shipyards Co - Skaramangus3

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1992--GRHellenic NavyF452HS HydraSZCB
1996--GRHellenic NavyF453HS SpetsaiSZCC
1998--GRHellenic NavyF454HS PsaraSZCO
1998--GRHellenic NavyF455HS SalamisSZCV

4 units


1989-feb-10OrderedOrdered GR F452 HS Hydra
1989-may-10OrderedOrdered GR F453 HS Spetsai
1989-may-10OrderedOrdered GR F454 HS Psara
1989-may-10OrderedOrdered GR F455 HS Salamis
1990-dec-17Laid downLaid down GR F452 HS Hydra
1991-jun-25LaunchedLaunched GR F452 HS Hydra
1992-aug-11Laid downLaid down GR F453 HS Spetsai
1992-nov-12CommissionedCommissioned GR F452 HS Hydra
1993-dec-09LaunchedLaunched GR F453 HS Spetsai
1993-dec-12Laid downLaid down GR F454 HS Psara
1994-dec-20LaunchedLaunched GR F454 HS Psara
1994-dec-20Laid downLaid down GR F455 HS Salamis
1996-oct-24CommissionedCommissioned GR F453 HS Spetsai
1997-may-15LaunchedLaunched GR F455 HS Salamis
1998-apr-30CommissionedCommissioned GR F454 HS Psara
1998-dec-16CommissionedCommissioned GR F455 HS Salamis
2005-jul-01Port VisitPort Visit GR F452 HS Hydra Present at International Festival of the Sea 2005, Portsmouth
2016-jun GR F453 HS Spetsai SNMG2 part of SNMG2
2020-mayDeploymentDeployment GR F453 HS Spetsai Operation IRINI
2020-jun-04DeploymentDeployment GR F453 HS Spetsai EUNAVFOR MED IRINI withSikorsky S-70B onboard
2024-mar-02 GR F452 HS Hydra Operation Aspides transit through the Suez Canal to join Op Aspides
2024-apr-25DeploymentDeployment GR F452 HS Hydra Operation Aspides engaged 2 Houthi UAV in the Gulf of Aden, to protect merchant vessels and ensure Freedom of Navigation on the high seas.
2024-jul-07DeploymentDeployment GR F454 HS Psara operating in Gulf of Aden as part of EUNAVFOR Operation Aspides

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