Naval Group navigates its way through Egypt's military procurement labyrinth
After being prevented from competing for Egyptian arms contracts along with other French companies for the last two years, France's Naval Group is trying to get back into the Egyptian market. It is negotiating to sell Egypt a number of mine countermeasures vessels via a contract which will certainly involve offsets, which are the key to success on the Egyptian military equipment market. [...]
Cairo committed to corvettes and patrol vessels being 'Made in Egypt'
As European majors like Damen, Fincantieri and Navantia try to woo Cairo as it plans to acquire 20 patrol vessels and six corvettes, the Egyptian Navy insists on solid partnerships and the transfer of technological knowledge. [...]
Egyptian Air Force in the market for new training aircraft
The aircraft manufacturers Grob Aircraft, Sierra Nevada, Aero Vodochody and Leonardo have offered to supply training craft to the Egyptian army, which is looking to upgrade its fleet and also to train its pilots in flying Rafale combat planes, and perhaps Russian Sukhois too, much to Washington's consternation. [...]