Egypt to receive missile craft

Egypt will soon receive the first two of four Ambassador IV fast missile craft from the US

Egypt to receive Ambassador IV missile craft

Egypt will soon receive the first two of four Ambassador IV fast missile craft from the United States, which are being prepared for delivery.

The two vessels were loaded onto a civilian transport ship in Pensacola Bay, Florida, on May 25, according to the Pensacola News Journal. The fast missile craft involved are the first of class S Ezzat and F Zekry.

S Ezzat was on November 19, 2013, transferred to the Egyptian Navy at a ceremony in Pensacola, Florida, where the US has an international student programme, reports Defense News. The vessel, launched in October 2011, is named after Admiral Solilman Ezzat who was Commander in Chie of the Egyptian Navy from 1953 to 1967.

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Source: defenceweb.co.za

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