December 18, 1941: the Alexandria Attack

December 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – “The assault vehicle is the only means of war that asks itself for the prodigious characteristic of achieving decisive results without mourning any family . This puts it in a position of unequivocal legitimacy in the face of the maritime law of war, but above all places operators in unparalleled moral position “. These…

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Type 052D Xi’an Visits Alexandria Before Transiting Suez Canal

August 16, 2019 – Chinese missile destroyer “Xi’an” of the 32nd Chinese naval escort fleet arrived at the port of Alexandria Naval Base of Egypt on Friday for a four-day technical stop. Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Liao Liqiang and other diplomats of the Chinese embassy in Egypt as well as more than 300 representatives attended the welcoming ceremony and boarded…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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