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Merkel’s Last Greenlight is for Three MEKO A200 Frigates to Egypt
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

Merkel’s Last Greenlight is for Three MEKO A200 Frigates to Egypt

According to Der Spiegel, former Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government agreed to sell three MEKO A200 frigates to Egypt.

Egypt Loved Expo: First Navy Defence Expo in September 2022
Navy / Maritime Expo and Air Show

Egypt Loved Expo: First Navy Defence Expo in September 2022

The Egyptian Ministry of Defence will launch the country’s first naval defence exhibition in September 2022, according to Defense News.

Egypt and the UAE Have Signed an MoU to Localise the Defence Industry.
Investment Expo and Air Show

Egypt and the UAE Have Signed an MoU to Localise the Defence Industry.

During the Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX 2021) in Cairo, Egypt's Minister of Military Production, Mohamed Morsy, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Head of the Executive Department for Technology and Defence Industries, Khalifa Ali Al Kaabi, witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the National Authority for Military Production and the Emirates Council for Defence Companies to boost cooperation in the field of defence industries.

Korean Hanwha Negotiates for K9 Thunder Howitzers with Egypt
Land Expo and Air Show

Korean Hanwha Negotiates for K9 Thunder Howitzers with Egypt

The Egyptian Ministry of Defence is contemplating purchasing 155 mm K9 Thunder-tracked self-propelled howitzers (SPHs) and support vehicles.

Turkey Opens a New Chapter with Israel And Egypt
Bilateral Relations

Turkey Opens a New Chapter with Israel And Egypt

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated that Turkey's relations with Israel and Egypt would gradually improve. He will appoint ambassadors to two countries.

Britain sells Royal Navy ships to Egypt for the first time in 30 years
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

Britain sells Royal Navy ships to Egypt for the first time in 30 years

The UK has sold military vessels to Egypt for the first time in more than 30 years. The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships, Fort Austin and Fort Rosalie were sold by the Defence Equipment Sales Authority (DESA). The ships will sail to Egypt after refurbishment work. They will join an Egyptian Navy fleet composed of US, Korean, German, Italian and French vessels.

Egypt and Korea to Cooperate in Defence and Nuclear Projects
Bilateral Relations

Egypt and Korea to Cooperate in Defence and Nuclear Projects

Republic of Korea (ROK) National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-seug met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo on Sunday afternoon to discuss cooperation in defence and nuclear projects.

The “BRIGHT STAR - 2021” exercise is held in Egypt
Bilateral Relations

The “BRIGHT STAR - 2021” exercise is held in Egypt

Egypt and the U.S. organised the International Interdisciplinary Exercise “BRIGHT STAR - 2021”, which took place in Egypt from 2 to 17 Sep 2021.

Egypt Receives 4th German Submarine
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

Egypt Receives 4th German Submarine

Egypt celebrated the joining of a German Type 209/1400 submarine (S44) to Egyptian naval forces.

Egypt and Greece signed a cooperation protocol on military education
Bilateral Relations

Egypt and Greece signed a cooperation protocol on military education

Chief of Staff Mohamed Farid has recently visited Greece and signed a cooperation protocol on military education with his Greek counterpart Konstantinos Floros.

Egypt to Launch Four Satellites for Scientific Research by 2022
Space

Egypt to Launch Four Satellites for Scientific Research by 2022

CEO of the Egyptian Space Agency (EGSA) Mohamed El-Qossy recently announced that Egypt would launch four CubeSat satellites next year.

Egypt and Turkey Conclude Talks On Regional Issues
Bilateral Relations

Egypt and Turkey Conclude Talks On Regional Issues

Egyptian and Turkish officials met Wednesday to reset ties between the two regional powers after years of hostility. Meetings aim to end a confrontation between the two U.S. allies in Libya, where they back opposing the conflict. A joint statement described the talks as “frank and in-depth” and dealt with bilateral relations and several regional issues, particularly the situations in Libya, Syria, Iraq, and “the need to achieve peace and security in the Eastern Mediterranean region.”

Egypt, Turkey officials, meet to revive relations
Bilateral Relations

Egypt, Turkey officials, meet to revive relations

Turkish diplomatic delegation visits Cairo on 5-6 May, Turkish Foreign Ministry formally announced after years of enmity.

Egypt to Acquire 30 Rafale
Air Bilateral Relations

Egypt to Acquire 30 Rafale

Egypt has signed a contract with France to buy 30 Rafale fighter jets, its defence ministry said in a statement early on Tuesday.