Skip to comments.Egypt Navy strikes €1 billion tentative agreement for 4 French corvettes: Report
Posted on 03/06/2014 9:32:11 AM PST by sukhoi-30mki
French newspaper La Tribune reveals Egyptian Navy Forces about to acquire four Gowind corvettes from French DCNS in a 1 billion deal French newspaper La Tribune has revealed that Egyptian Navy Forces have struck a tentative agreement worth 1 billion with French Naval Defence Company DCNS to purchase four Gowind corvettes, three of which will be manufactured in Egypt. According to La Tribune, the four corvettes weigh 2,400 tonnes and are equipped with surface-to-air VL Mica and sea-sea Exocet missiles.
The newspaper reported that French DCNS won the bid to provide the corvettes to the Egyptian navy against the Meko A200 offered by competing German shipyards ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) and the Dutch Damen Groups corvette Sigma.
La Tribune also added that the Egyptian Air Forces purchased nine transport aircraft from Airbus Group.
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This is NOT what they're talking about..............
Egypt might own the ships but it is Saudi money that pays for it as the Saudis are propping up Egypt’s economy.
Angylne is a French name
We gave them how much money....and over the years how much??
Maybe we can give the Egyptians some food stamps.
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explain why the “french corvette” diagram isn’t in french.
in case your curious what language the diagram is in, its serbo-croatian