Egypt Military & Defence
Egypt currently has an air flotilla of two types of fighters - the F-16C Fighting Falcon and Russian MiG-29. It calls the fighter with similar characteristics.
Egypt will pay approximately 130m euros for nine patrol boats that were built for Saudi Arabia by German shipyard Lursen, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing the website boerse.de, which announced the news earlier this month.
Recent military contacts between Armenia and Azerbaijan have gradually shifted the focus from a topic that should not be left in the background. We are talking about Turkey, Libya, Greece, Syria and … Egypt.
International military markets are gradually recovering from the epidemic that was imposed by the coronavirus in almost all over the world during the summer. Trends are already beginning to be noticed, especially in the field of trade in aircraft.
The Italian website "Itamil Radar" confirmed that a Turkish spy aircraft Boeing E-7T No. 002-13, with a call signal TURAF27, after taking off from the Turkish air base of Konya, flew in the area between Tripoli and Misrata
New information is coming about the twenty-year deal for Greece. A few days ago, the Pentapostagma reported to you on the preliminary agreement between France and Greece for the acquisition of Rafale fighters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
At the beginning of August this year. the Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, Denis Manturov, announced that the mass production of the T-14 Armata MBTs for the Russian army had begun.
The scenario of a war between two NATO members, Greece and Turkey, described quite recently, is becoming more and more real and tangible. The specific reason for a possible war is the division of the Mediterranean shelf with oil and gas fields.
Egypt has big plans to build a formidable fleet to oppose both the Turkish plans of Erdogan, who dreams of Ottoman greatness and the accommodation of members of the fraternity in the government of Cairo, but also of Lebanon and Lebanon.
Turkey has reportedly sent the latest KORKUT anti-aircraft system to Libya. The latest satellite images posted to a Twitter account showed that Turkish anti-aircraft systems in Korkut were located at Al-Watiya Air Base in western Libya
"Egypt and Greece signed a maritime demarcation agreement last week in a development that has broad economic and mainly geopolitical and defense significance," a major Cairo newspaper reported, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Egypt was suspected of deploying the S-300 anti-aircraft missile system (SAM) in Libya. Photos of the alleged equipment in the city of Ras al-Anuf, which is located in the east of the country, appeared on social networks
Russia "on a contractual basis guaranteed for itself" the right to establish military bases in six African states - the Central African Republic, Egypt, Eritrea, Madagascar, Mozambique and Sudan, according to a confidential document from the German Foreign Ministry
On July 30, Turkish bloggers posted videos on YouTube about Egyptian soldiers who allegedly found themselves on the front lines in Greater Idlib, in northern Syria.
Immediately after the leader of the Libyan Jamahiriya Muammar Gaddafi was killed and several scattered groups seized power in the country, the Egyptian government began to equip its own army with advanced military equipment.
In the present, highly tense regional situation, all manifestations of military activity observed in the Mediterranean are becoming even symbolic. Especially when ships from France and Egypt cooperate with each other,
The Egyptian parliament has given the head of state Abdel Fattah al-Sisi the right to use the armed forces in Libya - Cairo supports General Haftar, whose army controls the eastern part of the country.
Pictures appeared on the Web as the first batch of heavy Russian Su-35 fighters of the 4 ++ generation, created for the Egyptian Air Force, began to fly, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Egyptian parliament unanimously approved the possible dispatch of the country's military to carry out combat missions outside Egypt, and Egyptian state television announced the official start of coordination with the Libyan leadership in the coming days.
The Egyptian parliament on Monday unanimously approved and gave a green light for possible dispatch of the country's military to carry out combat missions outside Egypt, having regard to Libya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The Libyan National Accord Government (GNA), headed by Faiz Sarraj, has gathered to attack the Libyan National Army (LNA) forces of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar to recapture the strategically important city of Sirte, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The threats of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to invade Libya are pointless. Such a statement in response to warnings from Cairo made the head of the Supreme State Council of Libya, Khalid Almishri, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Egyptian Sasapost announced the onset of a new era of Russian dominance in the arms market with the advent of S-500 anti-aircraft missile systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The eastern-based Libyan parliament, which supports the Libyan National Army (LNA), has given go-ahead to the Egyptian armed forces to intervene in the Libyan conflict, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing AMN.
Currently, Turkey continues to build up military forces in Libya. At the same time, Khalifa Haftar, against whom the Turkish troops are fighting, said that he intends to completely expel the Turkish military from the country.
The German government has agreed to provide Egypt with another German-built submarine. The case is considered controversial because of the violation of human rights by the Egyptian authorities and their participation in regional armed conflicts.
Turkish activity in the Eastern Mediterranean and Libya led to an escalation of tensions between this country and France, Greece, Cyprus and Egypt. It is even said openly about the possibility of war.
In the event of an impending armed conflict between militarily held states, it is traditionally customary to compare their military and military-industrial potentials, evaluate the quantitative and qualitative characteristics of the armed forces
Egyptian and Russian military sites said that Cairo asked Moscow to speed up deliveries of coastal defense systems, specifically the Bastion, to the Libyan National Army (LNA), learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing AMN.
Egypt’s readiness to assemble Russian T-90MS tanks is seen in Israel as a “very alarming step,” the Israel Defense resource reported June 29, citing sources in the Israeli Ministry of Defense, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
As a reason, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi cited the ongoing offensive of the Government of National Accord (GNA) detachments against the Libyan National Army (LNA), which opposes them, with the prospect of an early defeat of the latter.
Moscow and Cairo signed a contract for the supply of hundreds T-90MS tanks for the Egyptian army. The agreement provides for the transfer of technology and the organization of joint production of military vehicles in Egypt
The Libyan people will send the Egyptian authorities a request for help in resolving the conflict on their own territory if the troops of the Government of National Accord (GNA), led by Fayez Sarraj, attack the city of Sirte and the province of Jufra
Ashraf Sinjar, a professor of international politics at Port Said University, said on Monday that “Egypt is a rational force and does not want hostilities, and the international community understands its position”, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
Egyptian Air Force F-16C / D fighters flew jointly with UAE Airbus A330-243MRTT tanker aircraft in Libyan airspace. This was announced in his Twitter account by journalist and military analyst Babak Taghvaee, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya condemned the statements and threats of the President of Egypt about the possibility of legally invading the country.
This was stated by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi while visiting a military base in Sidi Barrani near the Libyan border, reports Sky News Arabia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi called on the country's armed forces to be ready to carry out combat missions outside the republic, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according his statement in front of Air Force units of the Western Military District
In a statement issued by its Foreign Ministry, Egypt condemned the “Turkish and Iranian military interventions” in northern Iraq, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing AMN and quoting Egyptian official statement.
A group of photos revealed Egypt’s readiness to open a new military base called the “Jerjoub” naval base near the Libyan border, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing several Egyptian sources.
The Cairo proposal for a ceasefire is stillborn. If a ceasefire is signed, it should be done on a platform acceptable to all parties. The ceasefire has one goal - to save Haftar. It does not inspire confidence,
Egypt may acquire the Russian “Resonance-Ne” radar, which is characterized by its accuracy and breadth, in addition to the “Protivnik-GE 3D” radar, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Al-Masdar News agency.
A large column of military equipment of the armed forces of Egypt entered Libyan territory to help the Libyan National Army Khalifa Haftar, learned bulgarianMilitary.com citing RD.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Saturday announced the so-called "Cairo initiative" on Libya, providing for a ceasefire in this country from June 8, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Al-Arabiya TV channel.
An another source from Russian Arms Trade Center said that the first two fighters for Egypt should be transferred to the African country before the end of this year. The full contract is planned to be completed in 2023.
Egypt signed a contract with Russia to acquire the largest batch of Russian Su-35 fighters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the Arabic news agency Mena Defense and Russian news agency Aviapro.
The possibility of repair and modernization of 43 AH-64E Apache Guardian combat helicopters of the Egyptian Armed Forces was approved by the US Department of State, the press service of the US DSCA reports
Belarusian remote-controlled aircraft will be produced in Egypt on the basis of an agreement between Minsk and Cairo signed at the beginning of the year, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing AnalisiDifesa
On April 9, 2020, “S43” as the third of four HDW Class 209/1400mod submarines was officially handed over by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems to the Navy of the Arab Republic of Egypt, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Atlas' statement.
MOSCOW, (BM) - The sharp increase in Egypt's combat potential raises concerns in Tel Aviv, which is afraid of losing military superiority, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Given the possible rapprochement of Cairo with Ankara, the threat takes on distinct contours. The growth of sea power Israel negatively perceived the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
CAIRO, (BM) - In Egypt, the MiG-29M Egyptian Air Force fighter crashed, the pilot managed to eject, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according Vedomosti newspapper statement, citing sources in the Russian defense industry. Read more: The United States Will Impose Sanctions on Egypt If They Buy Russia’s Su-35 According to the publication, the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - United States ready to impose sanctions on Egypt if government decides to buy Russian Su-35 fighter jets, has learned BulgarianMilitary.com. US Assistant Secretary of State for Political and Military Affairs Clark Cooper said just this to reporters in Dubai. Read more: Russian and Egyptian Air Forces Have Conducted Live!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
CAIRO, (BM) - Air defense units of the Russian and Egyptian armed forces have conducted live firing from air defense systems during military drills near the Egyptian capital Cairo, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: A Large Air Force Drills Including F-35 Fighters Will Be Held in Israel Joint Russian-Egyptian drills of!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt of Follow-On Technical Support (FOTS) for various ships for an estimated cost of $554 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Egypt Will Buy Six Frigates from Germany at a Total Value of 2.3 Billion Euros The!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - Egypt plans to modify its M48A3 Chaparral Fire Unit system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according US DoD statement on Friday. Read more: Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicles Have Been Delivered to Egypt According the signed contract, ProjectXYZ Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $17,227,000 firm-fixed-price!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
LONDON, (BM) - Egypt has received 930 surplus US mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles (MRAPs) and has requested another 1,000, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Jane`s. Read more: Egypt Will Buy Six Frigates from Germany at a Total Value of 2.3 Billion Euros It said the final shipment of 101 MRAPs arrived in Alexandria in May,!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
BERLIN, Germany (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Egypt continues to renew its armed forces and will buy six frigates from Thyssen Krupp Marine Systems, Germany totaling € 2.3 billion, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The deal between Germany and Egypt includes the sale of military ships, including Meko A200 frigates. This is the second similar deal that!-->!-->!-->…
JERUSALEM, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The cooperation between Egypt and Israel in the fighting against ISIS in the Sinai is now official, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Egypt’s president, Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has confirmed that Israel is helping Egyptian troops in their fighting against jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula. Read more:!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On Monday (21st January), the spokesman of the Russian Southern Military District Col. Vadim Astafyev stated that in the period from late October to early November this year, a joint Russian-Egyptian drill will be held with the participation of the air defence forces of the both sides,!-->…
PARIS, France (BulgarianMilitary.com) – In the middle of last week, on 5th December 2018, Naval Group announced the opening of its subsidiary in Egypt, Alexandria Naval for Maintenance and Industry (ANMI), learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Russia Shows Off its Latest Military Hardware at the First Major Defence Exhibition in North!-->!-->!-->…