Air Force

Egypt's president meets with CEO of Dassault Aviation

Tue, 06 Feb 2024 - 03:06 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met Tuesday with Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation Éric Trappier.

Egyptian, Saudi air forces carry out 'Faisal 2' exercises

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 02:25 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces announced Tuesday its participation in Egyptian-Saudi Air Exercises "Faisal 2" which is carried out over several days.

Egyptian Armed Forces showcase joint exercises held in 2021

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 02:11 GMT

Those were carried out with several countries.

President Sisi meets with CEOs of Dassault Aviation, Hanwha Corporation

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 - 08:59 GMT

They were attending the opening of Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX 2021) in Cairo.

Egyptian Air Force to hold its 1st international forum Nov. 28

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 06:18 GMT

In a similar context, the International Defense and Military Industries Expo (EDEX 2021) will be launched on November 29th.

Egyptian-Greek Air-Naval Exercises 'Medosa 11' kick off

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 11:01 GMT

They will last for several days with the participation of Cypriot, Emirati, and Jordanian elements.

Egyptian-Pakistani air defense forces begin 'Sky Guardians 1' exercises

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 09:18 GMT

Egyptian-Pakistani air exercises dubbed "Sky Guardians 1" began Wednesday in Egypt and will last for several days.

After closing 30 Rafale jets deal earlier in May, Egyptian president meets CEO of Dassault Aviation

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 10:07 GMT

Trappier stressed Dassault Aviation's keenness on developing its existing cooperation with Egypt, which is one of its main partners worldwide.

Egyptian, Sudanese chiefs of staff attend conclusion of joint air exercises, hold bilateral talks

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 12:15 GMT

Spokesperson of the Egyptian Armed Forces Tamer al-Refai indicated in a statement that the exercises showed the decent level the elements participating in the exercises have attained.

Egyptian, Sudanese air forces hold joint exercises dubbed 'Nile Eagles 2'

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 03:16 GMT

Those took place in Sudan's Marwa Airbase with the participation of Special Forces from both countries.

Egypt's military strength ranks 13th globally in 2021

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 10:19 GMT

Yet, Egypt ranks 10th in aircraft strength and seventh in navy fleet strength.

Military funeral to be held for ex-President Mubarak by law

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 11:50 GMT

A military funeral will be held for former Egyptian President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak who died on February 25, 2020 at the age of 91.

Egyptian Air Force performs exercises within Qader 2020

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 - 04:30 GMT

The spokesperson of the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Monday the updates of Qader 2020 exercises launched on Friday.

Libyan Air Force launches 3 raids on militants positions in southern Tripoli

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 11:38 GMT

The Libyan Air Force on Tuesday launched three raids targeting Tripoli militias in Ain Zara in the south of the capital, Sky News reported.

Egypt celebrates Air Force Day marking 'Mansoura Battle' anniversary

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 - 03:02 GMT

On October 14, 1973, Egypt downed 18 Israeli fighter jets in 53 minutes after targeting an Air Base near the city.

Turkey’s S-400 acquisition in middle of massive incentives, grim consequences

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 - 05:36 GMT

Since its receipt by Turkey earlier this month, the Russian S-400 missile system has triggered a strong response by its fellow NATO member the United States.

Egypt ranks 12th in military strength among 137 states

Sun, 02 Jun 2019 - 11:17 GMT

The ranks for naval, aircraft, and tank strengths are sixth, ninth, and 14th, respectively.

Target drone falls to the ground during shooting training

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - 04:07 GMT

A target drone, M107 QM, used in air force training was fell to the ground 25 kilometers south of Rimaya Square in Giza in the framework of Wednesday practice.

Egyptian Defense Ministry appoints new Air Force head

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 - 04:22 GMT

The Egyptian Defense Ministry announced in a statement appointing Major General Mohamed Abbas Helmy as the new head of the Egyptian Air Force.

Israel air force finds crew error to blame for jet's downing by Syria

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 - 11:10 GMT

The downing of an Israeli F-16 fighter jet earlier this month by a Syrian anti-aircraft missile resulted from a "professional error" by the crew.