To avoid clashing with Erdogan, Sisi plans to reduce his support to Haftar
After having long been an unconditional supporter of Khalifa Haftar, the Egyptian president is now ready to accept a median solution. He wants to avoid a direct confrontation with Turkey and devote his energy to other crises, particularly the one over Ethiopia's dam project on the River Nile. [...]
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. [...]