The Egyptian Border Guard Force foiled Wednesday an attempt to smuggle into the country large quantities of arms, ammunition, and technical equipment.
The Ministry of State for Military Production started manufacturing a 100-percent Egyptian multi-barrel machine gun at Military Factory 300.
The ministry highlighted its primary role in meeting the needs of the Egyptian armed forces and police concerning ammunition, weapons and equipment.
The Ministry of Military Production released on Saturday photos of M1A1 Abrams tank 95 percent manufactured in Factory 200.
The smuggled objects were possessed by an Arab passenger who flew from Jeddah to Cairo.
Vehicles and arms were confiscated, and hideouts and tunnels were razed.
Egypt’s Air Forces destroyed ten four-wheel-drive vehicles laden with smuggled weapons and ammunition on the country’s western border.
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