USS Monterey is First US Warship to Visit Egypt’s Berenice Naval Base

USS Monterey (CG 61) visited Egypt’s Berenice Naval Base, August 12, marking the first time a U.S. warship has pulled into the Red Sea base, which officially opened in January 2020. During the visit the ship hosted Vice Adm. Brad Cooper, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), U.S. 5th Fleet and Combined Maritime Forces (CMF); Vice Adm. Ahmed…

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Egypt Becomes 34th Member Nation of the Combined Maritime Forces

April 14, 2021 – Egypt has become the 34th member of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), April 12. CMF is an enduring multinational coalition committed to upholding the International Rules Based Order by countering illicit non-state actors on the high seas and promoting security, stability and prosperity. Vice Adm. Samuel Paparo, command of U.S. Naval Forces, U.S. 5th Fleet and…

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RFS Admiral Kasatonov Visiting Alexandria

February 16, 2020 (Google Translation) – Russia’s newest warship, the Frigate Admiral of the Kasatonov Fleet, carrying out long-distance missions in the Mediterranean Sea, made a business visit to the Egyptian port of Alexandria in accordance with the plan of international military cooperation. Together with the frigate, a rescue tug “Nikolai Chiker” arrived at the port. The entry of the…

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Interdisciplinary aeronautical exercise “MEDUSA 2020”

November 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Ministry of Defense announces that from November 30 to December 6, 2020, the planned multinational interdisciplinary exercise called “MEDUSA 2020” will take place . The aeronautical exercise “MEDOUSA” , which has been taking place since 2017, is part of the tripartite cooperation between Cyprus, Greece and Egypt in the field of Defense and…

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