In a landmark deal, the UK has sold military vessels to Egypt for the first time in more than 30 years. The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships, Fort Austin and Fort Rosalie, were sold by the Defence Equipment Sales Authority (DESA).
Tag Archives : Egypt
07 Jul 2021
Egypt inaugurated its newest naval base close to the Libyan border on July 3. The new naval base, “3rd of July Base”, is located in Gargoub on Egypt’s northwest coast...
20 Apr 2021
The second Italian-built Bergamini-class FREMM frigate procured by Egypt arrived on April 15 at the Alexandria naval base, where she officially joined the Egyptian Navy.
24 Feb 2021
The second of two FREMM frigates to be delivered by Fincantieri to Egypt started sea trials in mid-February...
23 Feb 2021
MBDA has been awarded a contract from the Egyptian Navy for the VL MICA NG (New Generation) air defence system to equip its Egyptian corvettes.
07 Jan 2021
Alexandria Shipyard on 6 January 2021 handed over El Fateh-class corvette ENS Port Said (976) to the Egyptian Navy.
31 Dec 2020
Al Galala (FFG 1002), the first of two FREMM frigates delivered by Fincantieri to Egypt, arrived in Alexandria on 30 December 2020...
19 Nov 2020
A detachment of Egyptian Navy ships has called at the Russian port of Novorossiysk for the first time to take part in the joint exercise Bridge of Friendship 2020.
29 Sep 2020
On September 29, 2020, the fourth 209/1400mod class submarine for the Navy of Arab Republic of Egypt was named and launched at the shipyard of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) in Kiel.
09 Apr 2020
On April 9, 2020, “S43”, the third of four HDW Class 209/1400mod submarines was officially handed over by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems to the Navy of the Arab Republic of Egypt.