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Egypt's navy forces receive first-Egyptian manufactured Gowind-class design frigate

'The frigate is capable of carrying out various combat actions and is also distinguished by an integrated combat monitoring system against ships, planes, and submarines,' the Egyptian army said in a statement

Ahmed Eleiba , Monday 11 Jan 2021
 Egypt Navy
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Egyptian Navy forces Commander Vice Admiral Ahmed Khaled attended on Monday in Alexandria the ceremony to receive the country’s first-Egyptian manufactured Gowind-class design frigate, the Egyptian armed forces announced.

According to the Egyptian army, the stealth-Frigate, named Port Said, is the first ship to be 100 percent manufactured in Egypt by the Alexandria Shipyard company in cooperation with France’s Naval Group.

“The frigate is capable of carrying out various combat actions and is also distinguished by an integrated combat monitoring system against ships, planes, and submarines, and all this has been reflected in the complexity and accuracy of the design and the quality standards required to be achieved in its manufacture” The statement of the Egyptian army read.

In a speech during the ceremony, Vice Admiral Khaled asserted the support of the political leadership of the country to implement a full strategy to develop and to modernise the Egyptian navy’s forces in order to boost security and stability in Egyptian territorial economic waters

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