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  • 8 January 2021
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Egyptian Navy has taken delivery of the corvette Port Said (ENS 976) — the first warship 100% built in Egypt.

  • 29 September 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On September 29, 2020, the fourth Type 209/1400mod submarine for the Navy of Arab Republic of Egypt was named and launched at thyssenkrupp Marine Systems’shipyard in Kiel.

  • 18 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Egyptian Navy’s fourth Gowind 2500 corvette, ENS Luxor (986) has been launched at the Alexandria shipyard (ASY). Luxor is the fourth unit in the class and the third ship to be built locally in Egypt as part of an industrial cooperation between Egypt and French shipbuilder Naval Group. Congratulation to our partner ASY for […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    German shipbuilder and submarine specialist thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has handed over S43, a third of four Type 209/1400 submarines, to the Navy of the Arab Republic of Egypt. Following the very strict coronavirus prevention measures at the shipyard, the handover took place in Kiel on April 9 without a ceremony, amongst only the inner circle […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) trained with Egyptian Navy vessels after concluding a visit to the Egyptian Navy base in Alexandria on December 4. Although hampered by the weather conditions, the passing exercise consisted of a tactical maneuvering exercise, helicopter operations, replenishment practice and enhanced interoperability between the NATO and Egyptian Navy […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) met up with Egyptian Navy’s Descubierta-class corvette ENS El Suez (F-946) for a passing exercise (PASSEX) on October 21. Cmdr. Ian Scaliatine, commanding officer of Mitscher, welcomed El Suez’s leadership aboard Mitscher for a pre-sail conference during the destroyer’s recent port visit to Safaga, Egypt. […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US and Egyptian Navy personnel started exercise Eagle Response 18 at the Red Sea Naval Base in Egypt on July 24. Eagle Response 18 is an explosive ordnance disposal and diving exercise the US Navy undertakes with the Egyptian Naval Force and other participating nations to enhance interoperability and warfighting readiness, fortify military-to-military relationships and […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) met up with the Egyptian Navy frigate El Zafer (F951) for a passing exercise (PASSEX) in the US 5th Fleet area of operations. PASSEX is an exercise in which multiple ships, operating in close vicinity, practice evolutions together to improve crews’ knowledge, navigation and familiarity with […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After concluding several days of drills with the Egyptian Navy, the French task group composed of helicopter carrier BPC Tonnerre and destroyer FS Chevalier Paul pulled into Aqaba, Jordan, to embark US Marines on December 4. The French Task Group 473.1, together with sailors and marines from Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51, 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    A Pohang-class corvette transferred to Egypt as a gift from South Korea arrived to the Egyptian naval base Alexandria on Thursday, October 26. The former Republic of Korea Navy corvette was known as ROKS Jinju and was decommissioned by the ROK Navy in December 2016. Once the corvette enters Egyptian naval service it will be […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The latest two additions to the Egyptian Navy’s fleet reached the country’s main naval base in Alexandria on October 18. S42, the second TKMS-built Type 209/1400 submarine, arrived in Alexandria together with corvette ENS El Fateh, the first Gowind 2500 corvette to be delivered to the Egyptian Navy by French shipbuilder Naval Group. The submarine and the […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The first TKMS-built Type 209/1400 submarine built for the Egyptian Navy has arrived to the naval base in Alexandria, Egyptian Ministry of Defense announced on April 19. The submarine arrived from Germany after being officially received by the Egyptian Navy on December 12, 2016. S41, as the submarine is named, is the first of four […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The first of four Egyptian Navy’s Gowind 2500 corvettes, ENS El-Fateh, started its sea trials on March 13, French shipbuilder DCNS announced. DCNS also released a video showing the corvette leaving the shipyard in Lorient to start its trials. According to French news site Mer et Marine, the vessel was supposed to return from sea […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) stopped in Souda Bay, Greece, for the first port visit during its 2017 deployment with the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG). USS Philippine Sea was in Greece from March 1 to March 5 conducting a community relations project, where Philippine Sea Sailors helped clean a community beach. […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Egyptian Alexandria Shipyard has started construction of the first of three Gowind 2500 corvettes to be built in Egypt. First metal was cut on April 16 in the presence of high representatives of the Egyptian Navy and of DCNS technical assistance and management teams. Under a contract signed with French DCNS, the Egyptian Navy has acquired four […]

  • 26 June 2015

    Egyptian Navy has received its new FREMM frigate Tahya Misr on June 23, in a transfer ceremony that marks a major step for the continuation of the crew training and sea trials. The ceremony took place in presence of General Sedki Sobhy, the Ministry of Defense of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Jean-Yves Le Drian, the French Ministry of […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Cathelco are providing hull corrosion protection systems for four corvettes which are being supplied to the Egyptian Navy by DCNS, the leading French defence contractors. The first of the Gowind 2500 corvettes will be built at DCNS Lorient, but the three others will be constructed in Alexandria with training and technical support provided by DCNS […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Egyptian Navy recently visited Bahrain with a four ship training task group to participate in an exercise with the Royal Bahrain Navy. Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) hosted an Egyptian delegation during the port visit, at the CMF Headquarters on Naval Support Activity Bahrain. On May 4, Rear Admiral Ahmed Mafereh and Rear Admiral Gamal Ibrahim […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    DCNS started cutting metal for the very first GOWIND® 2500 corvette under construction in Lorient, in the presence of high representatives of the Egyptian Navy. This vessel is the first of a series of four units that will be delivered to Egypt before 2019. The cutting of the first metal sheets for the first GOWIND® […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) participated in a combined passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Egyptian Navy Ship Toushka (FFG-906), May 20. The passing exercise was highlighted by each ship’s visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team boarding the other ship. Egyptian navy personnel who embarked Gravely during the exercise were able to observe […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Industry news

      The U.S. Navy announced the launch of the first Egyptian Navy Fast Missile Craft (FMC) from VT Halter Marine’s Pascagoula, Miss., shipyard, Oct. 20, marking a key milestone in the ship’s construction process. The primary mission of the FMC is to conduct independent and joint operations, primarily against armed surface adversaries. The Egyptian Navy […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships, submarines and aircraft from the navies of Greece and Egypt started training activities as part of the bilateral exercise Medusa 1/2017. The aero-nautical exercise runs from July 30 to August 3 and is being held in the Mediterranean Sea in waters north of Cairo, as well as in Alexandria Naval Base and Jinklees Air Base. […]

  • 17 August 2015

    The Spanish Navy’s auxiliary oiler replenishment ship (AOR) ‘Cantabria’, currently deployed in the Mediterranean Sea on maritime security tasks, paid a visit to an Egyptian fishing boat sailing off the northern coast of Libya. After detecting and monitoring the boat, with 16 sailors on board, the ‘Cantabria’ CO requested permission to visit the vessel. During […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    French and Egyptian Navy ships rendezvoused in the Mediterranean Sea for a series of exercises aimed at strengthening cooperation between the two sides. French Cassard-class anti-air frigate Jean Bart and Egyptian frigate Damietta conducted drills in Egyptian Navy’s Northern Mediterranean Fleet area of operations. The training included planning and preparation to implement combat missions in […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    S43, the Egyptian Navy’s third Type 209/1400 submarine, was launched in Kiel, Germany, in a ceremony on May 3. As part of the ceremony, Vice Admiral Ahmed Khaled, Commander-in- Chief of the Egyptian Navy, officially named the boat S43. The third of overall four boats that are being delivered by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems will now […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    French shipbuilder Naval Group officially opened Alexandria Naval for Maintenance and Industry, its Egyptian subsidiary which will be responsible for the maintenance of Egyptian Navy vessels built and delivered by Naval Group. “The strategic alliance between Naval Group and Egypt contributes actively to the international rise of the Egyptian Navy while contributing to its modernization […]