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US, Egypt Commence Exercise Eagle Salute 2017

The U.S. Navy with the Egyptian Naval Forces commenced exercise Eagle Salute 2017 in the Red Sea, April 23. Eagle Salute 2017 incorporates Eagle Response 2017, an explosive ordnance exercise, to provide opportunities for participating nations to collaborate on an even wider range of maritime security operations. These exercises focus on sharing knowledge and experiences […]

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First Egyptian Type 209 Sub Arrives in Alexandria

The Egyptian Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 19 April that the first of its Type 209/1400 diesel-electric attack submarines had arrived from Germany. In the process it revealed that a new covered submarine shelter has been constructed at the main naval base in Alexandria. Named S 41 (861), the submarine was built by ThyssenKrupp […]

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Pentagon Chief: US Committed to Helping Egypt Combat ISIS

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis vowed Thursday that the United States will aid Egypt in its battle against terrorism, pledging to strengthen the military bond between the two countries strained during Barack Obama’s administration. “We agreed on the need for a renewed and strong security partnership, as the new administration comes in,” Mattis said of his […]

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Egypt Receives Third Batch of Rafale Warplanes

Egypt on Wednesday received the third batch of Rafale warplanes from France as part of a 5.2 billion euro ($5.5 billion) contract signed in 2015. Cairo has sought to boost its military power in the face of years of insurgency in northern Sinai and fears the conflict in neighboring Libya could spill over. The deal […]

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Critical Solutions International Wins $132 Million to Produce Husky Mine Detectors for Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia

Critical Solutions International Inc.,* Charleston, South Carolina, was awarded a $131,946,942 firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales (Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia) contract for the production of commercial Husky second generation system, new production sub-systems, spare parts, storage, tools and diagnostic equipment, field service representatives, and training for current special defense acquisition funds requirements and projected country […]

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Raytheon Awarded $27 Million to Provide Hawk Missile Support to Egypt, Bahrain, Turkey, Others

Raytheon Co., Andover, Massachusetts, was awarded a $26,661,098 cost-plus-fixed-fee, foreign military sales (Japan, Egypt, Spain, Singapore, Bahrain, Turkey, Jordan, and United Arab Emirates) contract to provide engineering, product assurance, documentation, configuration management support, and logistics services to resolve problems related to the deployed Homing All the Way Killer (HAWK) missile system to foreign military customers. […]

Egypt Continues “Zayed 2” Joint Military Exercise with UAE

On Saturday, Egyptian and Emirati armed forces continued the joint military exercise “Zayed 2”, in which both countries’ ground, aerial, and naval forces participated. The joint military exercise is part of the Egyptian army’s annual training plan, according to a statement by the army spokesperson. The statement noted that the preliminary training stages witnessed a […]