DCNS has delivered the second Mistral-class helicopter carrier LHD Anwar El Sadat to the Egyptian Navy Friday.
On 10 October 2015, DCNS signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence of the Arab Republic of Egypt for the supply of two Mistral-class Landing Helicopter Dock vessels (LHDs).
The delivery of the first of these two helicopter carriers, the LHD Gamal Abdel Nasser took place on 2 June 2016.
By 2020, DCNS will have supplied seven combat vessels to Egypt, thus contributing to the modernisation of the Arab Republic of Egypt's defence system, the company announced Friday.
The LHD Anwar El Sadat will leave Saint-Nazaire a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France. The carrier, in next few days, will be set to sail for port of Alexandria. On this occasion, the Egyptian and French navies will participate in a joint exercise.
The new 50 Egyptian MiG-29 fighter jets ordered from Russia for more than $2 billion will be fitted with advanced infrared search and track (IRST) stations and electronic warfare pods. The MiG-29s will feature the latest OLS-UE IRST capable of detecting enemy aircraft and also acquire surface threats by getting their coordinates
Egypt has commissioned a Molnya-class missile corvette received from Russia last year. The Egyptian Ministry of Defence announced on August 4 that a Molnya-class missile corvette has been commissioned into service,
Indias 36 rafale fighter deliveries may be delayed further if Egypt opts to purchase 12 Rafale optional under the contract signed with France in February 2015. In the wake of the visit of French President François Hollande in Egypt in April this year , negotiations between the Egyptian army and Dassault Aviation have started to purchase twelve Rafale optional under the last years contract, La Tribune reported quoting sources as saying last week
DCNS delivered the first of two Mistral-class helicopter carriers christened ‘Gamal Abdel Nasser' to the Egyptian Navy today. The two helicopter carriers were acquired by Egypt in October 2015
The US has delivered the first shipment of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles to the Egyptian military Thursday. The US is delivering a total of 762 MRAP vehicles to be used to combat terrorism
The Egyptian Navy has received first of four Gowind 2500 corvettes from France's Naval Group in a ceremony at a company shipyard in Lorient Friday. Naval Group, formerly known as DCNS, said in a press release that the corvette was delivered in just 36 months after it was ordered
Russia will sign two contracts with Egypt on the Ka-52K helicopter and operating equipment supplies for its Mistral-class helicopter carriers. "We must understand that the ships need to be additionally equipped with systems to operate the Russian helicopters
DCNS has unveiled [email protected] new-generation digital frigate at Euronaval Exhibition in France. The [email protected] front-line digital frigate renews the heavily-armed 4,000-tonne frigate segment, the company announced today
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