Egypt Military Discussions

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  1. T-123456

    T-123456 Captain Staff Member International Mod

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    Egyptian Armed Forces Emblem

    Motto Victory or Martyrdom
    Founded 3200 BC[1][2][3]
    Current form 1820[4][5][6]
    Service branches
    Headquarters Koubri el-Quba, Cairo, Egypt

    Leadership
    Supreme Commander
    ,President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
    Commander-in-Chief and Minister of Defence ,Col. Gen. Sedki Sobhi
    Chief of Staff ,Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Hegazy

    Manpower
    Military age
    18–49 years old
    Conscription 1–3 years
    Available for
    military service
    42,000,000, age 18–49
    Fit for
    military service
    35,306,000, age 18–49
    Reaching military
    age annually
    1,535,000
    Active personnel 438,500 - 470,000 (ranked 10th - 11th)
    Reserve personnel 479,000 - 800,000 In addition paramilitary 397,000
    Deployed personnel Over 2613 deployed in 24 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe.

    Expenditures

    Budget 56.1 billion (~US$7.85 billion)
    Industry
    Domestic suppliers

    Foreign suppliers
    • [​IMG] United States
    • [​IMG] Russia
    • [​IMG] France
    • [​IMG] China
    • [​IMG] Germany
    • [​IMG] North Korea
    • [​IMG] South Korea
    • [​IMG] Finland
    • [​IMG] Italy
    • [​IMG] United Kingdom
    • [​IMG] Ukraine
    • [​IMG] Spain
    • [​IMG] Switzerland
    • [​IMG] Czech Republic
    • Former: [​IMG] Soviet Union

     

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  2. Vergennes

    Vergennes Captain Staff Member Ret. Military International Mod

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    6 Rafale (out of 24) are now in EAF's hands.

    raf1.jpg raf2.jpg raf3.png raf4.png raf5.png
     
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    Technofox That Norwegian girl Staff Member Ret. Military Developer

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    Vergennes Captain Staff Member Ret. Military International Mod

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    16 out of 24 Rafale will be twin seater.
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    I guess the Rafale in the EAF will be mainly used for attacks against ground targets.
     
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    Isn't this now their only fighter with BVR capabilities?
     
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