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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

DCNS Transfered the FREMM Frigate Tahya Misr to the Egyptian Navy

Tahya MisrThe ceremony took place in presence of General Sedki Sobhy, the Ministry of Defense of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Jean-Yves Le Drian, the French Ministry of Defense, Admiral Osama Rabie, Commander in Chief of the Egyptian Navy, Admiral Bernard Rogel, the French Chief of Navy and Hervé Guillou, Chairman & CEO of DCNS.

This important event marked the transfer of ownership of the FREMM Tahya Misr from DCNS to the Egyptian Navy.

Originally named Normandie, the Frigate was intended for the French Navy (second Aquitaine class frigate for the French Navy).

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