Cyprus acquires two Special Operations vessels

The Cypriot National Guard Navy’s Underwater Demolitions Unit received two special operations vessels (POSEIDONAS-1 and NIREAS-1) at the EYANGELOS FLORAKIS Naval Base on January 20, 2020.

The high-speed boats are Italian-made in 2019 and will significantly upgrade the operational capacity of the Unit. The decision to procure the vessels is part of a plan to upgrade the National Guard.