The Egyptian Navy’s Commander-in-Chief Lieutenant General, Ahmed Khaled Saeed on Monday attended a ceremony celebrating the arrival of the first Egyptian made Gowind-class frigate to join the Egyptian Navy fleet. The Navy fleet is witnessing a huge technological breakthrough in armament systems and combat efficiency, in line with the latest international systems. Here are seven facts about the Egyptian navy’s latest addition:Has been called the “Frigate Port Said.”Built at the Alexandria Shipyard Company. The working hours in its construction hit 650,000 hours, in addition to work hours needed to support production estimated at about 110,000 hours. The frigate has a high-capacity multiple electronic and combat monitoring system allowing it to monitor, track and engage with air, surface and subsurface targets.
Source: Egypt Independent January 11, 2021 14:03 UTC