Reims Aviation has signed a contract worth Fr90 million ($14.5 million) with the Greek navy for two F406 Surmar maritime surveillance aircraft for the national coast guard. A further aircraft is on option. The Surmars will be equipped with a side-looking airborne radar, infrared line scanner, forward looking infrared and 360° search radar. They will be used for pollution monitoring, search and rescue and maritime surveillance along the Greek coast and Aegean islands. Delivery is set for the end of next year.

Source: Flight International