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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MEPA Panos In the joint cross-country exercise of Greece – Cyprus – Egypt “MIDOUSA 7” in Crete

December 4, 2018 (Google Translation) – National Defense Minister Panos Kammenos , Cyprus Defense Minister Savvas Angelidis and Egyptian Minister of Defense Mohamed Ahmed Zaki attended the joint cross-country exercise “Greece-Egypt-Cyprus” “MIDOUSA 7”, which took place in the sea area off Crete, originally from the helicopter ANWAR EL SADAT and then from the ELLI frigate. The training was also attended by the Chief of Staff of the Hellenic Air Force , Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis , the Chief of Staff, Vice-Chief of Staff, Nikolaos Tsounis , the Chief of Staff, Lieutenant…

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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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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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Egypt was not destination of North Korean arms: Spokesman

The Foreign Ministry on Monday 2/10/2017 denied that a shipment of weapons from North Korea was destined for Egypt, as reported in The Washington Post. “Egyptian authorities indeed intercepted a ship flying the Cambodian flag before it entered the southern entrance of the Suez Canal, following information that it was carrying anti-tank rockets from North Korea in violation of (UN Security Council) sanctions,” Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said in a statement sent to AFP. “Egyptian authorities indeed confiscated the shipment and destroyed it in the presence of a…

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