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TKMS hands over third Meko frigate to Egyptian Navy

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ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has handed over the frigate Al-Qadeer to the Egyptian Navy during a ceremony in Germany, marking the third of four...

Fourth Meko frigate launched by Egypt’s Alexandria Shipyard

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Alexandria Shipyard has launched the Egyptian Navy’s first locally built Meko A200 frigate – the fourth overall for the North African nation. The Al-Jabbar (910)...

TKMS hands over second Meko frigate to the Egyptian Navy

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ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has handed over the second Meko A200EN frigate ordered by Egypt during a ceremony in Bremerhaven, Germany, with two more...

Seven more Swiftships coastal patrol craft for Egypt

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The Egyptian Navy will be getting another seven patrol craft from Swiftships as it continues to order dozens of US-built and co-produced vessels from...

Egypt receives former US Navy coastal patrol vessels

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The United States has transferred three Cyclone class vessels to the Egyptian Navy, which will use them to patrol its coastline. US Naval Forces Central...

Egyptian Navy getting technical support from VSE Corporation for frigates, missile...

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VSE Corporation continues to provide technical support for Egyptian Navy vessels and has received an $85.99 million contract to support the maintenance, repair and...

Meko frigate build underway in Egypt

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Construction on the fourth and last Egyptian Navy Meko A200 frigate is underway at the Egyptian military-owned Alexandria shipyard at the in co-operation with...

Egypt buys two ex-UK support ships

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Egypt has bought two retired Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships, Fort Austin and Fort Rosalie, in the first sale of United Kingdom naval vessels to...

Egypt getting Searanger naval guns

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Egypt will be getting $20 million worth of Searanger 20 mm naval guns from the United States under a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract. The...

Fourth Egyptian Navy Type 209 submarine arrives home

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The Egyptian Navy has taken delivery of its fourth and final Type-209/1400mod submarine (S44) from Germany’s ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), with the vessel arriving...

VSE Corporation continues to provide technical support for Egyptian Navy

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Virginia-headquartered VSE Corporation has been awarded a $41 million contract to deliver technical support to the Egyptian Navy. The United States Department of Defence announced...

Second ex-Italian FREMM frigate delivered to Egypt

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The Egyptian Navy has received the second FREMM frigate, ENS Bernees, from Italy. The vessel arrived in Alexandria on 14 April. ENS Bernees was formerly...

Egyptian Armed Forces

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Egyptian Armed Forces 1. Order of battle 2. Overview 3. Defence economics 4. State of military forces 5. Country threat reports 6. Major external deployments   Order of Battle Total Force Strength   Army:...

MBDA confirms Egypt has ordered VL MICA missiles for its corvettes

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France’s MBDA has been awarded a contract from the Egyptian Navy for the VL MICA NG (New Generation) air defence system to equip the...

Egypt takes delivery of more Lurssen patrol boats

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Lurssen has delivered a second batch of patrol boats to Egypt as part of an order for ten vessels. AIS data showed a second batch...

First locally built Gowind corvette joins Egyptian Navy

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Alexandria Shipyard has delivered the first locally built Gowind 2500 corvette, ENS Port Said, to the Egyptian Navy. The handover ceremony took place at Alexandria...

Egyptian Navy receives Italian frigate

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The Egyptian Navy has taken delivery of the first of two FREMM frigates from Italy, with the Al Galala arriving in Egypt at the...

Egypt getting Lurssen patrol boats

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Egypt will be receiving nine Lurssen patrol boats from Germany under a 130 million euro deal after the contract with the original customer, Saudi...

TKMS launches Egypt’s fourth Type 209 submarine and confirms local frigate...

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ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has launched the fourth and final Type 209/1400mod submarine for the Egyptian Navy during a ceremony at its yard in...

Italy considering sale of two FREMM frigates to Egypt

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Italy is considering the sale of two FREMM frigates to Egypt, months after it was reported the two countries were close to signing a...

Egypt launches another locally built corvette

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The Egyptian Navy has launched its third locally built Gowind class corvette, which was constructed at the Alexandria Shipyard. The ENS Luxor (986), built by...

Egypt’s third Type 209 submarine arrives home

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The Egyptian Navy’s third Type 209/1400mod submarine arrived in Egypt on 5 May after sailing from ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems’ (TKMS’s) yard in Germany. The vessel,...

Egypt requests $550 million worth of ship maintenance contracts

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Egypt has requested follow-on technical support for a variety of United States-built naval vessels that is worth nearly $550 million. The request was announced by...

Egypt receives third Type 209 submarine from Germany

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ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has launched the third of four Type 209/1400mod class submarines for the Egyptian Navy at a ceremony in Kiel, Germany. As...

Egyptian Navy receives new vessels

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Egypt has received two new frigates and a submarine as it celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of its Navy. The Egyptian Ministry of Defence...

Egyptian Navy to receive South Korean vessel

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The Egyptian Navy will soon receive a naval vessel from South Korea, possible a Po Hang class corvette. This is according to the...

Egypt receives second Type 209 submarine

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ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has handed over Egypt's second Type 209 submarine during a ceremony at its yard in Kiel, Germany. The handover...

Russia delivering Ka-52 attack helicopters to Egypt

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The Egyptian military has accepted the first three of 46 Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopters from Russia, with Egyptian pilots currently undergoing helicopter...

Egyptian Navy using Humvee-mounted Stingers on its Mistral vessels

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The Egyptian Navy is using Avenger vehicles as short range air defence systems on its Mistral class vessels, with the Stinger-armed vehicles...

First Egyptian Type 209 submarine arrives home

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The first of four Egyptian Type 209 submarines built by Germany's ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has arrived home in Alexandria, where it...

Egyptian Type 209 submarine heading home

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The new Egyptian Navy Type 209/1400 submarine S41 (861) is on its way home from Kiel, Germany. It was seen transiting the Kiel...

First Egyptian Gowind corvette begins sea trials

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The first Egyptian Gowind 2500 corvette, El Fateh, has begun sea trials ahead of delivery. The vessel left the French port of Lorient...

TKMS hands over Egypt’s first new Type 209 submarine

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ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has handed the first of four new Type 209 submarines to Egypt, and named the second. The submarine (S41)...

Second Egyptian Mistral vessel arrives home

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Egypt's second and final Mistral class landing helicopter dock (LHD), Anwar el-Sadat, has arrived in Alexandria, Egypt, after taking part in exercises...

Egypt receives second Mistral class vessel; first Gowind floated

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The Egyptian Navy has taken delivery of its second and final Mistral class landing helicopter dock, Anwar el-Sadat, while DCNS has floated...

DCNS completes Egypt’s first Gowind corvette

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French shipbuilder DCNS has completed assembly of the first Gowind 2500 corvette for the Egyptian Navy at its facility in Lorient. The vessel...

Egypt commissions Molniya class corvette

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The Egyptian Navy has commissioned into service the R-32 Molniya class missile corvette Ahmed Fadel, after its crew returned from training in...

Egyptian Navy to get four more vessels from Swiftships

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US shipbuilder Swiftships has been awarded a contract to build four 28 metre long coastal patrol vessel kits for Egypt, which will...

Egypt receives first Mistral class vessel, to get Molniya missile corvette...

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The first Mistral class landing helicopter dock has arrived in Egypt after participating in an exercise with the French Navy, while the...

Egypt’s first landing helicopter dock goes to sea

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Egypt's first Mistral class landing helicopter dock (LHD) has gone to sea for the first time for training with its Egyptian crew. The...

Egypt begins local construction of first Gowind corvette

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Alexandria Shipyard on 16 April began local construction of the first of three Gowind 2500 corvettes, a year after DCNS cut the...

Egypt eyeing more arms contracts with France

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Egypt is on the verge of buying two more Gowind 2500 corvettes and two other warships from France, as well as a...

Egypt receives Molniya missile corvette from Russia

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Russia has transferred the Tarantul class missile corvette Molniya to Egypt after it participated in the opening of the expanded Suez Canal...

FREMM frigate Tahya Misr departs for Egypt

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The Egyptian Navy's new FREMM frigate Tahya Misr has departed DCNS' shipyard in Brest, France, for Alexandria in Egypt, where it will...

Egypt apparently acquiring NH90 for FREMM frigate

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Egypt is reportedly seeking to acquire a single NH90 multimission helicopter for its new FREMM frigate, which was transferred by DCNS to...

FREMM frigate transferred to Egyptian Navy

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French shipbuilder DCNS has handed over a FREMM frigate to the Egyptian Navy, which will commission the vessel next month. The frigate Tahya...

Final two fast missile craft arrive in Egypt

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The Egyptian Navy will in the coming weeks induct into service another two Ambassador class fast attack craft after they arrived in...

Egypt preparing to receive FREMM frigate

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In two weeks time the Egyptian Navy will receive a FREMM frigate from France, where Egyptian sailors are currently undergoing training on...

DCNS starts construction on first Egyptian Gowind corvette

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French shipyard DCNS has started cutting metal for the first of four Gowind 2500 corvettes for the Egyptian Navy. Deliveries are scheduled...

African military profile: Egypt

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Egypt has the strongest military in Africa and is in the midst of strengthening it further with the acquisition of frigates, armoured...

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