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Egypt, Russia navies conclude Bridge of Friendship 4 drill in Mediterranean

The Egyptian and Russian navies wrapped up the joint naval drill Bridge of Friendship 4 in the Egyptian territorial waters of the Mediterranean, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Saturday.

Factbox: What are the 1st Egyptian-made drones able to do?

Egypt has lifted the curtain on its first two locally made drones, the EJune-30 SW and Nut, which were displayed during the Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX 2021) held between 29 November and 2 December.

Russian warships to dock in Alexandria on Friday for naval drills with Egypt

Russian warships are set to arrive at the port of Alexandria on Friday to participate in the joint Russian-Egyptian naval drills Bridge of Friendship 2021, said Russian news agency TASS on Thursday quoting the fleet’s press office.

Egypt, UAE sign MoU to bolster cooperation in defensive industries on sidelines of EDX 2021

Egypt’s National Authority for Military Production (NAMP) and the UAE’s Emirates Defence Companies Council (EDCC) signed on Wednesday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to bolster cooperation in the field of defensive industries, a statement by the Egyptian Ministry of State for Military Production — which oversees the NAMP — announced.

French giant Thales hails successful organisation of EDEX 2021

Executive Vice-President of French defense group "Thales" for Secure Communications and Information Systems Marc Darmon commended the outstanding organisation of Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX 2021).

Sisi discusses cooperation with CEO of France's Dassault

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed on Monday cooperation with CEO of French plane-maker Dassault Aviation S.A. Eric Trappier, who is currently participating in the second edition of the Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX 2021) in Cairo, the Egyptian presidency announced.

Egypt's EDEX defence exhibition kicks off with participation of 400 int'l companies

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi inaugurated on Monday the second edition of the Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX 2021), which provides a platform for exhibitors to showcase cutting-edge equipment in the defence and security domains.

Egypt's Air Force holds 1st int'l air power forum on Sunday

Egypt's Air Force held its first international forum, the Air Power Symposium, in Cairo on Sunday.

ECSS announces its participation in EDEX defence exhibition

The Egyptian Centre for Strategic Studies (ECSS) confirmed its participation in Egypt’s second edition of the International Defence and Military Industries Exhibition (EDEX 2021) — which will be held in Egypt on Monday — in a statement it released on Friday 25 November.

30,000 visitors, 400 companies set to participate in Egypt's EDEX defence exhibition: Minister

Some 30,000 visitors and 400 exhibiting companies representing 42 countries are expected to take part in the second edition of Egypt's Defense Expo (EDEX 2021), said Egyptian Minister of State for Military Production Mohamed Ahmed Morsi.

Egypt's army chief-of-staff attends joint MEDUSA 11 naval drills in Greece

Chief-of-Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces Osama Askar attended on Wednesday the main phase of the joint air and naval drills MEDUSA 11 between Egyptian, Greek, Cypriot and Emirati forces in Greece, said the Egyptian armed forces.

Egypt to host second edition of EDEX defence exhibition next week

Cairo will host the second edition of Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX 2021) next week from 29 November to 2 December 2021.

Egypt, Greece, Cyprus, UAE commence MEDUSA 11 military drills

Units from the Armed Forces of Egypt, Greece, Cyprus, and the UAE are participating in air and naval drills dubbed ‘MEDUSA 11’ that commenced earlier on Thursday.

Egypt increases number of guards on borders with Israel

The Military Joint Committee between Egypt and Israel agreed to increase the number of Egyptian border guards at the Rafah border area with Israel, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Monday.

Egyptian, Indian air forces conduct joint training in Egypt

The Egyptian and Indian air forces conducted a joint air training exercise at an airbase in Egypt for several days, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Wednesday.

10 unarmed Egyptian peacekeepers shot at by Central African Republic Presidential Guard: UN

Ten unarmed Egyptian peacekeepers from the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) were shot and wounded on Monday afternoon in the capital Bangui by members of the country’s presidential guard, MINUSCA said on Tuesday in a statement.

Egypt, US naval forces conduct joint drills in Red Sea

Egyptian and US naval forces have conducted joint naval drills in the Red Sea, where the Egyptian frigate Alexandria and the American cruiser USS Portland participated, the Egyptian Armed Forces said in a statement.

Meet Lieutenant-General Osama Askar: The Egyptian Armed Forces' new Chief of Staff

Lieutenant-General Osama Askar was appointed by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Wednesday as the new Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces.

President Sisi appoints new Chief of Staff for the Egyptian Armed forces

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi appointed Lieutenant General Osama Ahmed Rushdy Abdallah Askar as the new Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces, replacing Lieutenant General Mohamed Farid.

In photos: New wars based on awareness and understanding, not arms alone, Sisi tells military graduates

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stressed on Monday that new wars are based on awareness and correct understanding, not arms only.

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