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EDEX 2018: Weaponised jets proving a challenge for Egypt

4th December 2018 - 11:56 GMT | by Alan Warnes in Cairo


The Egyptian Air Force's fast jet fleet is being blighted by a hold-up on its desired weapon for the Dassault Rafale and the service has now made it clear it is not content with the weapon capabilities of the F-16.

One of the biggest stories at EDEX should have been the supply of additional Rafales to the Egyptian Air Force and the continuing controversy over the delivery of the Scalp stand-off weapon, however, the halls are silent on the issue.

In November 2017, Egypt agreed to increase its order for the Rafale by a further 12, from 24 to 36,

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Alan Warnes


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