The Hellenic Navy to Modernize the P-3B Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Date: Issue 70 - September 2016

The Hellenic Navy, Lockheed Martin and Hellenic Aerospace Industry (HAI) launched the Hellenic Navy P-3B maritime patrol aircraft modernization and upgrade program at HAI’s Premises.

On July 13, the first of two Hellenic Navy P-3B Orions were successfully transferred from Elefsis Air Base to HAI’s facilities at Tanagra, Greece, north of Athens. Attending the ceremony were leaders representing the Hellenic Defense Ministry, the Hellenic National Defense General Staff, the Hellenic Navy, the Hellenic Air Force, the GDDIA, the US Embassy in Greece, Lockheed Martin and HAI, as well as local authorities.