Egypt might receive Russian air defense system “S-300″, previously designated for Syria, Russian agency ITAR-TASS reported on Friday.

Our Egyptian partners have expressed interest in acquiring the “S-300″, a source at Russian military-industrial complex told ITAR-TASS, adding that the system might be adjusted shortly to meet Egypt’s demands.

“Egypt has purchased ammunition and equipment worth almost $400 million over the last decade, in light of military cooperation with Russia, the source added. […]