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Egyptian corvette, sub arrive in Alexandria

18 October 2017

S 42 with Elfateh behind are seen docked at a newly constructed part of the Alexandria naval base. (Egyptian Ministry of Defence)S 42 with Elfateh behind are seen docked at a newly constructed part of the Alexandria naval base. (Egyptian Ministry of Defence)The Egyptian Navy’s first Gowind-class corvette Elfateh (971) and second Type 209/1400 submarine S 42 (864) have arrived at the main naval base in Alexandria for the first time, the Egyptian Ministry of Defence announced on 18 October.

The second of four submarines ordered by Egypt, S 42 was handed over at the ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) yard in Kiel on 8 August.

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