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Analysis: France dominates naval deliveries

22nd September 2017 - 12:31 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London

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Naval Group has delivered the first Gowind 2500 corvette to Egypt, representing the latest step in a long-term programme by the country in renewing its naval capabilities and highlighting France’s exporting power.

The new corvette, known as the ENS Elfateh, was delivered 36 months after the order was placed and is the first of four units heading to Egypt by 2019.

In addition, it is the fourth vessel to be delivered by Naval Group to Egypt which includes a FREMM frigate in 2015 and two Mistral-class Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) vessels in 2016, the Gamal Abdel Nasser and the

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