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Egypt requests fleet support

1st August 2019 - 16:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


The US government foreign military sales programme will be used to provide follow-on ship support to Egypt, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced on 30 July.

Egypt has requested a package including Follow on Technical Support that provides for material and labour services in support of the Egyptian Navy's Oliver Hazard Perry class frigates, Fast Missile Craft, Mine Hunter Coastal ships, Coastal Mine Hunter ships, and 25 metre and 28 metre Fast Patrol Craft

The estimated cost of the package is $554 million.

The support will ensure the Egyptian Navy is operationally ready to provide coastal defence and security. 

The prime contractor for engineering services support will be VSE Corporation.

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