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US State Dept OKs $200M RAM missile sale to Egypt

RAM missile

The US State Department signed off Tuesday on a potential $197 million sale of Rolling Airframe Missiles (RAMs) to the Egyptian military.  Raytheon’s naval missiles are used to defend against anti-ship missiles, and are employed by the navies of 11 countries including Turkey and the US. The deal is for …

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Mohamed Abdel-Mawgoud Named Commander of Egyptian Air Defense Forces

Mohamed Abdel-Mawgoud, Commander of Egyptian Air Defense Forces

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi appointed, on Wednesday, Major-General Mohamed Hegazy Abdel-Mawgoud as the new Commander of the Air Defense Forces, Presidency Spokesperson Bassam Rady announced in a statement, Daily News Egypt reported. Former Commander of the Air Defense Forces, Ali Fahmy, was appointed as the president’s advisor for military …

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Meet Egypt’s FREMM Bergamini

FREMM is originally a joint French-Italian project between Naval Group and Fincantieri to build a heavy multi-mission frigate, which is why it was called “FREMM”, short for “European multi-mission frigate” in French “Frégate Européenne Multi-Mission” and in Italian “Fregata Europea Multi-Missione”. This is a glimpse into the FREMM Bergamini Egypt has ordered recently. …

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Multinational exercise Medusa 2020 to kick off Monday

The multinational aeronautical training exercise Medusa 2020 will begin on Monday, running until December 6. The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus said the exercise will take place in three phases that will deal with search and rescue, cyber war, surface drills and marine formations. The aeronautical exercise …

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Egyptian-British T-1 Amphibious Joint Training

Training like the Egyptian-British T-1 amphibious joint training, which ended days ago, cannot go unnoticed. This article explains the extent of its importance and the enormous qualitative leap it represents in the field of acquiring new concepts and experiences in the future of amphibious operations. The reason behind the significance …

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Naval Group launches a subsidiary in Alexandria

Naval Group inaugurates its subsidiary in Egypt, Alexandria Naval for Maintenance and Industry. The new entity will be dedicated to the maintenance of the vessels designed by Naval Group. It strengthens Naval Group sustainable footprint in Egypt for current and future naval programs. Naval Group’s long term partnership with the …

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