Tarantul Class (Project 1242.1 Molnya)

Egyptian Navy’s Commissions New Missile Corvette

The Molnya (Project 1242.1)-class missile corvette that Russia donated to the Egyptian Navy last year has been commissioned into service, the Egyptian Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 4 August. The announcement came a year after Egypt said Russia was donating the vessel R-32 (832). At that time, R-32 was in Egypt to attend the […]

Russia Hands Egypt Missile Ship – Statement

Russia has handed Egypt a Molniya missile ship that participated in the inauguration of the “New Suez Canal” earlier this month, the Egyptian armed forces announced on Saturday. The ship is considered one of the “most advanced units in the Russian navy,” Armed Forces Spokesman Mohamed Samir said in a statement published on Facebook. The […]