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Egypt set for imminent Eurofighter purchase

The Egyptian government looks set to imminently sign a multi-billion dollar deal with its Italian counterparts for Eurofighter Typhoons

US approves sale of 23 CH-47Fs to Egypt

A possible Foreign Military Sale of 23 Boeing CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift tactical transport helicopters and related equipment to the Government of Egypt has been approved by the US State Department for an estimated cost of $2.6bn

Nile Air reveals first European destination

Egypt's largest private airline is preparing to take-off to Europe this summer with its first direct scheduled services to the continent

RAF Typhoons fly with Egyptian Air Force after two decades

RAF Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s currently deployed as part of the 903 Expeditionary Air Wing at RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus flew with Egyptian Air Force F-16 Block 52s during Exercise Bright Star 21 over Egypt

Russia scraps ban on tourist flights to Egypt

The ban was implemented after a Russian airliner crashed over the Sinai Peninsula in 2015

Egypt orders 30 more Rafales

The Egyptian Air Force (EAF) has ordered a further 30 Dassault Rafale multi-role fighters to supplement the 24 aircraft previously ordered

Airbus contracted to support Egyptian C295 fleet

Airbus has recently signed a five-year services contract with the Egyptian Air Force to provide performance-based support for the air arm’s 24-strong fleet of C295M medium-lift tactical transports

Sudan, Egypt hold first aerial combat exercise

The Egyptian and Sudanese air forces held their first joint aerial combat exercise during November

US approves Egyptian AH-64E refurbishment package

The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of a refurbishment package to Egypt that will upgrade its current fleet of 43 AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopters to AH-64E standard.

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Phantom Survivors: Gone but not Forgotten

Operational F-4s have dwindled over the past decade, with some notable retirements and events.