Conferences & Events
Russia and Egypt Conclude First Joint Naval Exercise
Russia and Egypt conducted their first ever joint naval drill, code named Friendship Bridge 2015.
Russian Naval Flotilla Visits Egypt
A Russian naval flotilla docked at the Mediterranean port of Alexandria on Saturday for the first time since a Pacific Fleet missile cruiser visited Egypt in 2013.
Egygt, Russia May Sign Deal for 46 MiG-29 Fighter Jets
Russia and Egypt have agreed on a contract to supply 46 Mikoyan MiG-29 fighter aircraft, the Vedomosti newspaper reported, citing sources in the Russian aviation industry.
Israel Claims Egypt Buying S-300 Air Defense System
A senior Israeli intelligence official who tracks the regional arms balance said Egypt was buying Russia’s advanced S-300 air defense system, a deal reported in Russian media but not confirmed by Cairo.
Arab Chiefs-of-Staff Draft Protocol For New Joint Force
Army Chiefs-of-Staff from Arab League countries on Sunday drafted a protocol for a new joint force to intervene in Middle East conflict zones.
Arab League Close to Forming Joint Arab Military Force
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri (photo) said the Arab League is moving closer to forming a joint Arab military force, pan-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat reported Saturday.
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
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Langkawi - Malaysia
Maritime Security & Offshore Patrol Week
Atlantis The Palm Hotel & Resort, Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Istanbul - Turkey
Electric Warefare Europe
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Stockholm - Sweden
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