Egyptian Submarine S43 Christened in Kiel

May 3, 2019 – The third of four 209/1400mod class submarines for the Navy of the Arab Republic of Egypt was named and launched on May 3, 2019 at the shipyard of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems in Kiel. As part of the ceremony, Vice Admiral Ahmed Khaled, Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Navy, officially named the boat “S43”. The boat will now be intensively tested. Dr. Rolf Wirtz, CEO of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems: “This significant milestone in the construction program for the Egyptian Navy is based on an open and trusting dialogue…

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Naval Group strengthens its partnership with the Egyptian Navy for the next five years

December 3, 2018 (Google Translation) – On December 3rd, at the Egypt Defense and Security Exhibition (EDEX), Naval Group signed an agreement with the Egyptian Navy for the in-service support of the vessels provided by the group over the next five years. This milestone marks a new step in the long-term strategic partnership between Naval Group and the Egyptian Navy. The fruitful relationship between Naval Group and the Egyptian Navy is celebrated after a new positive step is achieved with the successful conclusion, dated 3rd of December, of the contractual…

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Sillinger Enters Into Supply Agreement with Egyptian Navy

Future Mobility Solutions is delighted to announce that its subsidiary, Sillinger, has entered into an agreement with the Egyptian government for the manufacture and supply of Rafale® 1200 craft. Furthermore, it has also agreed a technology transfer and quality assurance program whereby the Egyptian government will be able to manufacture the craft under license with the Rafale® brand. This contract is a new success for the “made in France” label in the Middle East and demonstrates the reputation and the quality of Sillinger products. Sillinger, based in Mer France, is…

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Mediterranean: Franco-Egyptian cooperation for La Fayette

On 1st February 2018 off Toulon, frigate Lafayette made a presentation for replenishment at sea (PRERAM) with the school building Shalatein the Egyptian Navy coming to do some day stopover in Toulon. The Lafayette and contributes to strengthening the interoperability between the two navies regularly maintained through the many PASSEX made at sea and the annual exercise CLEOPATRA . This PRERAM is part of a rise in power of the crew of La Fayette and completes the many training (bar failure, man overboard, helicopter maneuvers, shooting) to prepare the building…

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Franco-Egyptian operational training in the Red Sea

Google Translation On the return transit of her first operational deployment, the Auvergne frigate conducted a series of exercises with Egyptian Navy vessels in the Red Sea. Auvergne and patrol boats of type 148 “October 21 (in reference to the revolt of Cairo against Bonaparte, October 21, 1798) and April 25 (in reference to the return of Sinai by Israel, April 25, 1982), were found off the eastern coast of Egypt for a day of joint exercises. After a shot on floating goal, the visiting team of 21 October came…

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Bois Belleau 100: Tonerre and Chevalier Paul in exercise with Egyptian Navy

Google Translation On 26 November 2017, on a patrol to the Egyptian coast, Task Group 473.1, consisting of the Tonnerre Projection and Command Building (BPC) and the Air Defense Frigate Chevalier Paul, conducted a joint training with an Egyptian Task Group consisting of BPC Andwar El Sadat, El Fatem missile corvette and missile patrolman Mahmoud Fahny. The Panther helicopter of the 35F flotilla as well as the Cayman and the Gazelle of the 1st combat helicopter regiment (1st RHC) aboard the BPC Tonnerre, thus made several series of “Touch and…

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VSE Corporation Awarded $91.1M in FMS Delivery Orders in Q1 2017

April 13, 2017 – Corporation was awarded several delivery orders during the first quarter of 2017 totaling approximately $91.1 million issued under our Foreign Military Sales (FMS) support contract by the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) International Fleet Support Program Office. The recent awards include: “Our NAVSEA FMS support team continues to provide exceptional service to our allied navies and we look forward to fulfilling our clients’ diverse requirements.” Egyptian Navy In-Country Technical Assistance and Support We will provide in-country Follow-On Technical Support (FOTS) for the OSPREY Class Mine Hunter Coastal (MHC)…

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Cooperation between the Surcouf and the Egyptian Navy

Google Translation   April 11, 2017 – During its transit to the Indian Ocean, the frigate Surcouf conducted a series of exercises with Egyptian naval vessels, deployed around the Nasser projection and command building (BPC) . The Surcouf and the Nasser , accompanied by a frigate and a patroller of the Egyptian navy, carried out tactical evolutions followed by aviation maneuvers. The 36F Panther helicopter aboard the French frigate made several series of ” Touch and Go ” before landing on board the Nasser . The aviation teams of the…

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