Commander of the Egyptian Navy Ahmed Khaled thanked the French armed forces for the fruitful and constructive cooperation between the two countries، stressing that Friday marks a new moment of the important moments of our naval forces history and a new episode of Egyptian forces development.
The armed forces are always working on enhancing their naval capabilities and have the ability to add a lot of capabilities to the Navy to preserve our territorial waters and our national maritime security، the Commander of the Egyptian Navy added.
Egyptian navy receives the French-made Gowind 2500 corvette (Al Fateh) “ENS al-Fateh “on Friday،.
Commander of the Egyptian Navy Ahmed Khaled will raise the Egyptian flag over it today as the Corvette joins the Egyptian navy.
Gowind Corvette is 103 meters in length. Its speed is 25 knots with a range of 4000 nautical miles.
It represents a great addition to our marine forces as it enhances their ability to protect Egypt's national security،
Gowind 2500 corvette is the first among the four Corvettes that three of which will be constructed in Alexandria Shipyard.
Gowind 2500 corvette enhances the ability of the Egyptian navy to achieve the maritime security and protect the borders and economic interests in the Mediterranean and Red Seas