Egyptian Coast Guard

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Egyptian Coast Guard
Egyptian Coast Guard Racing Stripe.svg
Egyptian Coast Guard Racing Stripe
Active1887–present
Country Egypt
Branch Egyptian Navy
TypeCoast guard
Size2,000 (As of 2013)[1]
Garrison/HQAlexandria

Egyptian Coast Guard, part of the Egyptian Navy, is responsible for the onshore protection of public installations near the coast and the patrol of coastal waters to prevent smuggling. Currently consists of one hundred five ships and craft. The Egyptian Coast Guard has over 5,000 personnel.[2]

Patrol boats[edit]

  • 22 Timsah I/II class
  • 12 Sea Spectre PB Mk III class
  • 9 Swiftships class
  • 6 MV70 class
  • 5 P-6 (Project 183) class
  • 3 Textron class

Patrol crafts[edit]

  • 25 Swiftships 26m class
  • 16 SR.N6 class
  • 9 Type 83 class
  • 6 Crestitalia class
  • 12 Spectre class
  • 12 Peterson class
  • 5 Nisr class
  • 29 DC-30 class
  • 3 of 6 MRTP-20 Yonka Onuk MRTP-20 class[3][4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fagoyinbo, Joseph Babatunde (2013). The Armed Forces: Instrument of Peace, Strength, Development and Prosperity. Indiana, United States: AuthorHouse™ UK Ltd. p. 236. ISBN 978-1-4772-1844-0.
  2. ^ International Institute for Strategic Studies (3 Feb 2014). The Military Balance 2014. London: Routledge. pp. 315–318. ISBN 9781857437225.
  3. ^ "قائد القوات البحرية: أحدث لنشات الصواريخ تنضم للخدمة 2013.. وبناء غواصتين من الجيل المتقدم بألمانيا - بوابة الأهرام". Retrieved 2014-06-05.
  4. ^ "First Turkish Interceptor Delivered To Egyptian Navy |". Retrieved 2014-06-05.