|Ships:||682 S. Ezzat|
|683 F. Zekry|
|684 A. Gad|
|685 M. Fahmy|
|Cost:||$1.290 Billion (2009)|
|Country of origin:||United States|
|Class:||Fast missile craft|
|Length:||205 ft (68.3 m)|
|Beam:||32.8 ft (10 m)|
|Draft:||6.5 ft (2 m)|
|Propullsion:||3 x Tognum MTU diesel engines (30,000 hp)|
|Speed:||41 knots (47.2 mph)|
|Range:||2,302 miles @15 knots (2000 nm)|
|Guns:||1 x OTO Melara 76mm/62 cal. Super rapid-fire gun|
|2 x 7.62mm M60 machine guns|
|1 x Raytheon 20mm Mk 15 Mod 21 Phalanx (Block 1B) Close-in-weapon system (CIWS)|
|Anti-air:||21 x Raytheon RIM-116 Block I Rolling Airframe Missiles (RAM) in 1 x Raytheon Mk 49 launcher|
|Anti-ship:||8 x Boeing RGM-84 Harpoon II in 2 x quad pack canister launchers|
|Radar/Sensors:||Lockheed Martin combat management system (CMS)|
|Thales Naval Naderland Scout navigation|
|Raytheon EADS TRS-3D air/surface surveillance radar|
|L-3 Brashear fire control system (FCS)|
|L-3 integrated communications system (ICS)|
|Defense/ Countermeasures:||Argon ST WBR-2000 Electronic Support Measures (ESM)|
|4 x BAE Mk 32 chaff/IR launchers|
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- “Ambassador MkIII.” World Warships. Matterson Marine Pty Ltd, 2012. Web. 27 May 2014.
- Cavas, Christopher P. “New Missile Craft for Egypt Delivered.” Defense News. Gannett, 26 Oct. 2011. Web. 27 May 2014.
- “Egypt – Fast Missile Craft.” (n.d.): n. pag. Defense Security Cooperation Agency. United States Government, 18 Dec. 2009. Web. 27 May 2014.
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