The new design of the Themistocles Corvette brings
next generation operational capabilities to future naval warfare.
Next Generation Operational Capabilities to Future Naval Warfare
The new design of the Themistocles Corvette brings next generation operational capabilities to future naval warfare. It is a multipurpose vessel at the length of 72 meter and full displacement of about 800 tons. This new corvette will also reach the speed of above 30kn with an extended endurance. It can operate a medium size marine helicopter, but also supports unique possibilities of deploying Special Forces units. Themistocles includes state-of-the-art weapons and electronic systems, than can be tailor-made to customer specific requirements.
ONEX Neorion Shipyards & Israel Shipyards Ltd. Cooperation
In February 2020 ONEX Neorion Shipyards and Israel Shipyards proceeded with a contract for the co-production and co-development of vessels. The agreement between ONEX Neorion Shipyards and Israel Shipyards was a positive and symbolic development which is part of the overall framework for strengthening Greece’s cooperation and strategic relationship with Israel.
History - Philosophy
THEMISTOCLES (born c. 524 B.C—died c. 459 B.C)
Themistocles was an Athenian politician, general and naval strategist whose emphasis on naval power and military skills were instrumental during the Persian wars. Themistocles was the creator of Athenian sea power and the chief savior of Greece from subjection to the Persian Empire at the Battle of Salamis in 480 BCE.