Conferences & Events
Egypt to Host Offshore Patrol Vessels Conference
Following three successful editions of OPV Middle East, hosted in the UAE, IQPC moved this conference to one of the Middle East’s true power houses in military capability; a region which has spent, and plans to spend, significantly to enhance
Arab Chiefs-of-Staff Discuss Joint Military Force in Cairo
Arab military Chiefs-of-Staff on Wednesday discussed the formation of a joint Arab military force to combat terrorism and protect Arab national security, state-run MENA news agency reported.
Egyptian President, Saudi Defense Minister Meet in Cairo
Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Defense Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz arrived in Cairo on Tuesday where he met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as they discussed enhancing military cooperation between Cairo and Riyadh, Al Arabiya
Egypt Requests 356 AGM-114K/R3 Hellfire II Missiles
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt for AGM-114K/R3 Hellfire II Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $57 million.
US Lifts Ban on Military Aid to Egypt
The United States announced it was lifting its hold on the supply of military equipment to Egypt, which was frozen when the military took power in Cairo nearly two years
Arab Summit Agrees to Form Unified Military Force
Arab leaders at a summit in Egypt announced Sunday the formation of a unified military force to counter growing security threats from Yemen to Libya and as regional heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Iran engage in sectarian proxy wars.
Arab States Towards Forming Unified Military Force
Arab Foreign Ministers meeting in Egypt agreed a draft resolution Thursday to form a unified military force, in a move aimed at countering growing regional security
Arab League Calls for Joint Arab Force to Fight Terrorism
UAE’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (photo) led the UAE delegation to the 143rd meeting of the Arab Foreign Ministers, held at the Arab League General Secretariat in Cairo earlier this week, UAE’s News Agency WAM reported.
Russia, Egypt Sign Three Military Cooperation Agreements
Russia and Egypt have hammered out three agreements for military and technology cooperation with a view to reviving historic strategic relations between the two countries.
Thales Hails Egypt’s Selection of Rafale Jets, FREMM Frigate
Egypt signed a 5.2 billion Euro ($5.92 billion) deal to buy French weaponry on Monday in a move Cairo hopes will boost its military power as fears grow of conflict in neighboring Libya spilling over its
Egypt to Equip its Air Force with the Rafale
Dassault Aviation is greatly honored by the Arab Republic of Egypt’s decision to equip its air force with the Rafale.
Sale of 24 Rafale Fighter Jets to Egypt “Imminent”
The sale of 24 Dassault Aviation-built Rafale fighter jets to Egypt is “imminent”, a French source said, adding that the French and Egyptian Defense Ministries, and Dassault were holding technical talks on Tuesday.
Egyptian President Makes First Official Visit to Kuwait
Egyptian President Abdelfatah Al-Sisi (photo) headed on Monday for Kuwait on a two-day official visit, his first since he took office last year, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.
Egypt Receives 10 Apache Attack Helicopters
Egypt received 10 Apache helicopters from the US on Saturday, security sources said, a sign of easing tensions between the long-time allies confronting Islamist extremism across the region.
Egypt, France Sign €1 Billion Arms Deal
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi started a European tour on Monday, with Italy as his first destination, followed by the Vatican and France.
Iraq Requests 5-Year Sustainment Package for C-130E/J Fleet
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for C-130E/J sustainment and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $800 million.
08 - 10
Washington, DC - United States
Electronic Warfare GCC 2018
08 - 10
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
7th Annual Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) Middle East
09 - 11
The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh - Saudi Arabia
22 - 26
Paris - France
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