On Tuesday 12th May 2020 Frigate “HYDRA” (Class Meko-200HN) set sail from Salamis Naval Base in order to participate in Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI.

Additionally, the Hellenic Navy will deploy 1 S-70B-6 Aegean Hawk helicopter and a specially trained boarding Team to conduct Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO).

Frigate “HYDRA” will remain for a short time at Souda Naval Base (Crete island) to conduct training in the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre (NMIOTC) and then will be deployed in late May.