Tag: Mistral

  • Second Mistral for Egypt

    Russians look on, irritated… Second French-made helicopter carrier arrives in Egypt’s Alexandria The second of two Mistral-class Landing Helicopter Doc (LHD) warships bought from France arrived on Thursday in the […]

  • Egypt takes delivery

    For Russia with…oh, hang on. Egypt warship: First French-made Mistral ship handed over Egypt has received the first of two advanced warships from France in a deal worth $1bn (£692m). […]

  • Egypt’s latest assault ships

    Can Egypt deploy its new vessels? Egypt’s Acquisition of the Mistral Amphibious Assault Ship: An Operational Analysis Introduction The protracted “What happens to France’s two unwanted Mistrals”saga has seemingly drawn […]

  • Egypt to buy French Mistrals

    France sells off ships destined for Russia. Egypt agrees to buy warships built for Russia from France Egypt has agreed to buy two Mistral warships originally built for Russia, the […]

  • Real cost of France’s messy Mistral deal

    Cost could rise to €2 billion. The real cost of France’s messy Mistral ship deal France faces a hefty bill for its cancelled deal to sell two Mistral warships to […]

  • France ‘agrees warship compensation’

    Warship deal resolved. Russia Mistral: France ‘agrees warship compensation’ France has agreed to pay compensation to Russia for cancelling the sale of two warships, a Russian official says. France stopped […]

  • Russia’s Mistral Deal Was Sunk From the Start

    Orders were placed before Moscow revised naval strategy.  Russia’s Mistral Deal Was Sunk From the Start (Op-Ed) By Alexander Golts As expected, initial negotiations broke down over the question of how much France […]

  • Selling Helicopter Carriers to Russia: Is France Creating a Mistral in the Black Sea?

    According to Russia Today, French defence company DCNS has won a Russian Defence Ministry tender with the amphibious assault ship Mistral. [1] If it goes ahead, the deal would be […]