Provence Trains With Egyptian Navy

On January 18, 2022, following an operational release in Alexandria, the multi-mission frigate (FREMM) Provence conducted a bilateral exercise with the Egyptian Gowind-type corvette Port-Said. The training began as a joint exercise against an asymmetric threat. The cooperation sequence continued with tactical evolution maneuvers intended to test the maneuvering capabilities of the two ships. Finally, the crews engaged in refueling…

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Russian-Egyptian Naval Exercise Friendship Bridge-2021

A detachment of ships of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet) is completing the transition to the port of Alexandria in the Arab Republic of Egypt to participate in the joint Russian-Egyptian naval exercise “Bridge of Friendship-2021”. The official call of the ships of the fleet into the port is scheduled for December 3. The detachment includes the frigate…

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FS Garonne is First Foreign Ship Visitor at New Egyptian Navy Base

June 2, 2021 (Google Translation) – On Wednesday May 26, 2021, the Garonne Metropolitan Support and Assistance Building (BSAM) docked at Port Bérénice in Egypt. It is the first vessel of a foreign navy to call at the new Egyptian naval base in the Red Sea. During this stopover, the commander of the Garonne was received by Vice-Admiral Oussama Saleh,…

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Friendship Bridge – 2020 Completes at Novorossiysk

November 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – The joint exercise “Bridge of Friendship – 2020” between the Russian Navy and the Naval Forces (Navy) of the Arab Republic of Egypt has ended at the Black Sea Fleet. The objectives of the exercise, which took place for the first time in the Black Sea, were to strengthen and develop military cooperation between…

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DSCA Approves Maritime Domain Awareness System for Egypt

October 1, 2020 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Egypt of a Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) system and related equipment for an estimated cost of $417 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of Egypt has…

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TKMS Licenses Alexandria Shipyard to Build a MEKO A200 Corvette

The Egyptian Navy Has Contracted TKMS German company to be entitling ASY for building one MEKO A200 Corvette in ASY Facility In Alexandria, EGYPT. The ship Building Contract shall Take Place Next Year with the Building Method Fits for ASY facility and as Per TKMS consensus. Type Of Vessel Frigate Displacement 3,400 Tons (Full Load) Length 118 M (387 Ft)…

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