Turkish TV station: "Greece's military spending is accelerating"

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Greece 's armaments program, and the supply of new defence equipment, continues to bother Turkey and the pro-government media there.

A report by the Haber Global network refers to the supply of Rafale fighter jets from France, as well as the recent agreement for the supply of powerful missiles for the three new Belharra frigates.

"Greece has recently given weight to its military spending and accelerated that sector," the presenter of the news bulletin commented.

"Greece, which recently procured Rafale warplanes from France, continues to procure weapons," she said.

"In this context, it signed two agreements for six different missiles with the European company MBDA. The first of the agreements includes weapons systems that will be used in the three frigates that have been ordered for the Greek fleet," the presenter continued.

The report makes special reference to the capabilities of the weapons that will be carried by the three new frigates, such as the Aster missiles and the MBDA Exocet MM40 B3C missiles, 76 mm gun, MU 90 torpedoes and Naval Group CANTO countermeasures, as well as RAM missile system.

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