Egypt Took its first MEKO A-200 Frigate

Egypt Took its first MEKO A-200 Frigate
Egypt Took its first MEKO A-200 Frigate

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems handed over the first MEKO A-200 frigate, “Al-Aziz” (904), to Egypt. The delivery ceremony was held in Bremerhaven, Germany. There was another ceremony for the second frigate for naming. The second platform is designated as “Al Qadeer”. First, three ships are planned to be built in Germany. The building process of the fourth and last frigate will be carried out in Alexandria Shipyard, Egypt. The Al Aziz frigate is expected to set sail for Egypt soon.


Comprehensive modernisation was taken for the Egyptian Navy after the change of power in the state. Cairo administration changed its perspective on the role of the Navy from defending against occupation attempts completely. Egypt would like to become one of the most potent maritime forces in the region.

Egypt Took its first MEKO A-200 Frigate

The country started to development of naval unit infrastructure as well as vessel acquisition. One of the most critical decisions of Egypt is dividing the maritime power in two for independent strategic works in both the Red Sea and the Mediterranean.

Egypt Took its first MEKO A-200 Frigate