INS Tarkash Visits Alexandria

June 28, 2019 – In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with Egypt and of Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval Ship Tarkash arrived at Alexandria on 28 June 2019 for a three day visit, as a part of Western Fleet Overseas Deployment program. During the visit of Tarkash, professional interactions are planned with the Egyptian Navy towards further enhancing co-operation between the two forces. In addition, calls on senior Government and military authorities, sporting, cultural interactions, exchange visit of ships personnel and sharing of…

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National Military Family Association Announces the Retirement of Executive Director Joyce Raezer

March 15, 2019 – The National Military Family Association (NMFA) announced today Executive Director Joyce Raezer will retire this summer. A visionary leader and advocate, she has served military families for 25 years at NMFA. Joyce came to NMFA as a military spouse and volunteer who understood the needs of military families. While still a volunteer, she fought for increased funding for schools educating military children. As Government Relations Director, she successfully led the fight to expand the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) nutrition program to military families overseas; increase…

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US Navy Contract Announcements December 13, 2018

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a $92,361,661 not-to-exceed firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Phase 1 integrated logistics support for 22 F/A-18E and 6 F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft in support of the government of Kuwait under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri (85 percent); Fort Walton Beach, Florida (8 percent); New Orleans, Louisiana (5.5 percent); China Lake, California (.5 percent); Patuxent River, Maryland (.5 percent); and Gulf Port, Mississippi (.5 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2020. Foreign Military…

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ESPS Relámpago Visits Alexandria

November 27, 2018 (Google Translation) – The BAM “Relámpago” has landed in the port of Alexandria (Egypt) in its transit of incorporation to the Atalanta operation. The purpose of the visit has been to strengthen ties of bilateral cooperation between both countries, especially in the naval field. The Navy ship, with 80 sailors on board between the crew, the 10th Squadron’s on-board air unit, and the Northern Third Security Operative Team, has remained for two days at the Naval Base, the main one in the Egyptian country. It hosts the…

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US Navy Contract Announcements August 8, 2018

Amsec LLC, Virginia Beach, Virginia (N00039-11-D-0030); Serco Inc., Herndon, Virginia (N00039-11-D-0032); VT Milcom Inc., Virginia Beach, Virginia (N00039-11-D-0033); KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, Columbia, Maryland (N00039-15-D-0034); and M. C. Dean Inc., Tysons, Virginia (N00039-15-D-0035), are awarded a combined $374,000,000 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, hybrid, cost-plus-incentive fee, fixed-price-incentive-firm-target, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, multiple award contract to increase ceiling and extend period of performance for installation and operational certification of shipboard and shore facility command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. This contract modification contains two options, which if exercised, would…

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US Navy Contract Announcements August 7, 2018

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded $29,914,475 for firm-fixed-price order N6833518F0333 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026). This order provides for the procurement and delivery of 45 end items of Peculiar Support Equipment (PSE) in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. Additionally, this order acquires system specification documents for 13 items of new PSE as well as the delivery of updated software sets, to include requirements traceability, verification procedures, and software deliverables, for the controller test set. This procurement also provides for…

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Juan Carlos I & Blas de Lezo Complete Port Visit in Alexandria

Google Translation The LHD “Juan Carlos I” and the frigate “Blas de Lezo” finish their stopover in the port of Alexandria. During the stay in port, a meticulous program of activities has been carried out during which the capabilities of the LHD “Juan Carlos I” have been shown to the different Egyptian authorities. The activities corresponding to the Bilateral Cooperation Plan between the Spanish Navy and the Egyptian Navy have continued. After the berth, a picket made up of personnel of the ships of the group attended an act of…

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Vitse Admiral Kulakov Port Call at Alexandria

Major ASW ship Vitse Admiral Kulakov having a long-distance mission in the remote ocean zone passed the Suez Canal and entered the Alexandria port (Egypt). This is her third stopover in the foreign port since the beginning of the mission. Earlier, the major ASW ship Vitse Admiral Kulakov entered Limassol (Cyprus) and Salalah (Oman) for supply replenishment. During the next few days the personnel will replenish food and water supplies. Besides, the seamen will have time for a short rest. After the stopover, the Northern Fleet seamen will continue their…

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New Corvette & Submarine Arrive in Alexandria

Google Translation The Egyptian-French frigate Gowind and the 42/209/1400 submarine arrived at Alexandria naval base after completing the reception procedures at the French Lorient and Kiel ports in Germany on a return trip to Egypt that took several days, In cooperation with the French naval forces in the Atlantic Ocean, and with the arrival of the new units, the frigate “Al Fateh” carried out its first training mission by shooting live ammunition in the scope of the Alexandria naval base, which highlighted the outstanding training level of the new naval…

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