Conferences & Events
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.
FSMTC: “No Deal to Sell S-300 Air Defense System to Egypt”
The Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC), state body overseeing defense contracts, didn't confirm the signing of a contract to deliver S-300VM air defence systems to Egypt.
Russia Today: “Egypt Received S-300 Missile System”
Russia supplied to Egypt Anti-aircraft system missiles type S-300, a Russian official said on Wednesday.
Fahmy: “Egypt to Acquire Modern Russian Arms”
Egypt is interested in enhancing its cooperation with Russia and plans to purchase modern Russian-made military equipment, the country's former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nabil Fahmy (photo) told Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency
Egypt Considering Bigger Role for Military Courts
Egypt is considering expanding the jurisdiction of military courts and displacing thousands of residents to enlarge a military buffer zone near the border with the Gaza Strip following an attack on Security Forces in the area.
Navy Chief: Egypt Keeping Close Eye on Yemen
Egypt is closely following up on conditions in Yemen and is prepared to deal with any eventuality, announced Chief of Naval Forces for the Egyptian Navy Vice Admiral Osama El-Gendy.
THE WORLD DEFENSE ALMANAC
Seoul ADEX 2019
15 - 20
Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition 2019 - South Korea
28 - 30
Manama - Bahrain
21st Annual Global MilSatCom
05 - 07
London - United Kingdom
9th Dubai International Air Chiefs Conference
Dubai - United Arab Emirates