Naval Force

Egyptian defense minister meets with troops from Navy, Northern Military Zone

Sun, 21 Jul 2024 - 11:48 GMT

Minister of Defense and Military Production General Abdel Meguid Sakr met Sunday with troops from the Northern Military Zone and the Navy.

Egyptian Navy commander meets commanders of Operation Atlanta, Operation Sea Guardian

Thu, 05 Oct 2023 - 05:13 GMT

The meeting tackled the preservation of the region's naval security.

Commander of Egyptian Naval Force holds talks with Saudi, Qatari counterparts

Mon, 22 May 2023 - 11:14 GMT

Commander of the Egyptian Naval Force Admiral Ashraf Atwa met his Saudi counterpart Fahd Bin Abdallah al-Ghefeily, and his Qatari counterpart Abdallah Hassan al-Seleity.

Egypt receives 3 Cyclone-class patrol ships from United States

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 - 08:44 GMT

A ceremony was held in Alexandria and attended by commander of the Egyptian Naval Force and commander of the U.S. Fifth Fleet.

German Meko A-200 frigate 'Al Aziz' arrives in Alexandria to join Egyptian Navy

Wed, 02 Nov 2022 - 02:30 GMT

The frigate is one of four, and was built by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems at SBN shipyard.

Egyptian Naval Force rescues crew of capsized cargo ship

Mon, 14 Mar 2022 - 10:30 GMT

Nine of those are Syrian, while one is Indian.

Egyptian-Greek Air-Naval Exercises 'Medosa 11' kick off

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 11:01 GMT

They will last for several days with the participation of Cypriot, Emirati, and Jordanian elements.

President Sisi meets with Peter Lurssen to examine ways of developing Egypt's naval industries system

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 12:49 GMT

The meeting was attended by Commander of the Egyptian Naval Force Ahmed Khaled.

Egyptian Navy rescues passengers of Swiss sailing yacht in Red Sea

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 08:57 GMT

The yacht had 10 passengers on board.

Greek, Cypriot youths visit Egypt's Ras El-Tin Naval Base within 'Reviving the Roots' initiative

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - 11:21 GMT

That is within the activities of the 4th edition of the presidential initiative Reviving the Roots (NOSTOS).

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command chief visits Egypt

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 03:24 GMT

Commander of the Egyptian Navy Ahmed Khaled received Tuesday Commander of the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Samuel Paparo and accompanying delegation.

Egyptian, U.S. naval forces hold joint exercises in Red Sea

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 12:05 GMT

Earlier this month, the Egyptian and French naval forces carried out joint exercises also in the Red Sea.

Egyptian, French naval forces hold joint drills in Red Sea

Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 03:08 GMT

The Egyptian and French naval forces held joint drills in the Red Sea, as announced by Egypt's Military Spokesperson Tamer al-Refai Sunday.

Egyptian, French naval forces carry out joint drills in Red Sea

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 11:23 GMT

On the Egyptian side, the warships that participated are frigate "Sharm El Sheikh" and corvette "Abou Qir."

Egypt's military strength ranks 13th globally in 2021

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 10:19 GMT

Yet, Egypt ranks 10th in aircraft strength and seventh in navy fleet strength.

Egypt receives 1st FREMM Bergamini frigate dubbed 'Al Galala'

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 12:58 GMT

The frigate is one of two Egypt purchased from the Italian company Fincantieri.

Naval Force Day marking sinking of Israel’s Eilat commemorated

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 - 05:05 GMT

Egypt celebrated on Monday the Naval Force Day marking the 52nd anniversary of sinking Israeli destroyer Eilat four months after the Six-Day War in 1967.

Egypt, US, UAE, Saudi Arabia conclude joint naval drill in Red Sea

Sat, 04 Aug 2018 - 10:36 GMT

Units of special navy and air force of the participating countries carried out the military exercise "Eagle Response 18" which lasted for several days.