|The Egyptian Navy In Ancient History
During the reign of king " Pipy I " of the sixth Dynasty, the first navy invasion in military history took place, when the army participated with the navy in invading the coasts of Palestine and Phoenicia under the command of prince " Oney " to fight and to destroy the attacking tribes on the eastern borders of Egypt. Also,During the Ninth and Tenth Dynasties (2145 - 2050 B.C) a war broke between king " Khity III " and " Antekaa " the rebellion Prince of Thebes. The war between them ended with a navy battle on the River Nile where the ships of Prince
" Antekaa " were destroyed. The mentioned navy battle was the first navy battle recorded in history.
| The Egyptian Navy In Modern
The era of the Eighteenth Dynasty is considered the beginning of the Egyptian navy prosperity where control over the coastal waters of Egypt was restored under the command of " King Ahmos I " in 1580 B.C. The engravings on the walls of pharaonic temples depict the magnificent Egyptian fleet that took part in many battles along the coast of the African Horn. During the reign of the Nineteenth Dynasty, the Egyptian Navy witnessed great progress under " King Ramses III " in 1190 B.C. During his reign, the inhabitants of the Greek Islands started to sail toward the Egyptian coastal waters therefore, King Ramses organized a huge fleet, rapidly formed, from various sea ports of northern Egypt whichwere left under his command to fight a navy battle near the "Citadel of Ramses"
|The Battle of "Zat
El-Sawary" in 654 A.D.
it broke up just before the death of Caliphate Othman, when the Arab fleet confronted the Byzantine fleet. The Romans started the aggression as they wanted to destroy the growing Arabian fleet before it grows into a distinguished power. The fierce battle between the Byzantine fleet, 1000 warships, under the command of Emperor "Kostanteen" and the Arab fleet, 200 warships, under the command of "Abdullah Ibn Abi El-Sarh" took place on Aug.29th,654 A.D and the Arabs defeated the aggressors. This battle was named after the place where it happened near centeral Asia
Battle Of Alexandria in 1174 A.D.
The Crusaders prepared a strong fleet to fight the Egyptian fleet that sailed to provide support to Salah El-Din in Acre. Salah El-Din distracted the attention of the Crusaders to allow the Egyptian fleet to land in Acre and to let them fight on more than one front, but the two fleets encountered each other, Then a fierce battle took place and ended in victory and the invasion of Acre under the banner of the Egyptian Commander Salah El-Din.
The Morea War
| The attrition war after the
aggression of 1967
The Navy Frogmen Raid On Israeli Oil
Drill "Keting " in Abidjan-Ivory Coast
Using the coastal artillery to the east of
Port Fouad to support the Land Forces in order to
prepare for the assault of the Suez Canal. * Launching missile attacks against
coastal targets. Carrying
out tactical ambushes through
the use of navy commandos behind the enemy defensive
lines to the east of Port Said and along the Gulf of
The Navy operations with respect to this mission were to secure the operational zone in a defensive manner against submarines, sea mines and frogmen operations by using of the navy assets of the navy bases, coastal artillery, coastal missiles and missile boats if necessary, to fight off the Israeli missile boats.
The Role Played by The Egyptian Navy
During the Gulf War 1991