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Russia to hold military drills in Egypt in October

Russia and Egypt will hold joint military drills involving airborne troops on Egyptian soil for the first time this month, the Russian defence ministry...
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US Approves Sale of Helicopter Countermeasures to Egypt

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt for Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) for AH-64E Apache,...

Egypt to Buy 8 Sentinel AN/MPQ-64F1 Radars

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt for Sentinel AN/MPQ-64F1 Radars and related equipment, training, and...

Egyptian Mig-29 Fighter Jets to Carry Cutting-Edge IRST, EW System

The Mikoyan MiG-29 (NATO reporting name: Fulcrum) fighter jets to be exported to Egypt will be fitted out with advanced infrared search-and-track (IRST) stations...

Egypt To Buy UGM-84L Harpoon Block II Encapsulated Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt for UGM-84L Harpoon Block II Encapsulated Missiles and equipment,...

U.S. Delivers Armored MRAP Vehicles to Egyptian Military

Today, the first shipment of MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicles from the United States arrived in the port of Alexandria for delivery to...
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Task Force War Eagle focus on operational readiness in Sinai

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt: Soldiers from Bull Troop, 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment "Task Force War Eagle" recently completed a week long training event,...
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Pentagon wants drones to replace some US troops in Sinai

The Pentagon wants to cut the number of US peacekeeping troops in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, partly because of the growing threat from the Islamic...

Egypt, France in joint Mediterranean military exercise

Egypt and France began Sunday joint manoeuvres in the Mediterranean in which French Rafale warplanes purchased by Cairo last year are taking part, the...

‘Thunder of the North’ military exercise begins in Saudi

Armed forces from 20 countries have begun manoeuvres in northeastern Saudi Arabia that the official Saudi Press Agency described as one of the world's...