Meko A200

Algeria Commissions First MEKO A-200 Frigate

Algeria’s first MEKO A-200 frigate was commissioned in Algiers on 21 April in a ceremony attended by Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah, who serves as both the chief-of-staff of the military and deputy defence minister. The Ministry of Defence said the arrival of Erradii (910) marked an important step in Algeria’s naval modernisation programme. Built […]

Algerian Navy Commissions First Meko Frigate

The Algerian Navy has commissioned the first of two Meko frigates at ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) in Germany, and will take delivery of the vessel in the coming months. The first frigate was named Harrad (Deterrent) during the commissioning on 23 February at the TKMS yard in Kiel, reports Navy Recognition. It will apparently be […]

First Algerian MEKO A-200 Frigate Undocked

The first of two new MEKO A-200 frigates for the Algerian Naval Forces has been undocked from the ADM Kiel GmbH shipyard. A EUR2.17 billion (USD2.7 billion) contract for the delivery of two MEKO A-200 frigates, plus an option for two more, was signed by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) and the Algerian government in March […]