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Egypt, France Begin War Games In Red Sea

AFRICANGLOBE - Egypt and France began a joint military drill in the Red Sea on Sunday, according to the Egyptian military. In a statement, the army said naval forces from both countries carried out a naval training in the Red Sea with the participation of a French warship and a number of Egyptian navy vessels. 

2015 Most Powerful Militaries In The World

AFRICANGLOBE - There's only one real way to compare military strength, and thankfully the world hasn't had many opportunities lately. For a simpler evaluation of military power, we turned to the Global Firepower Index, a ranking of 106 nations based on more than 50 factors including overall military budget, available manpower, and the amount of equipment each country has in its respective arsenal, as well as access to natural resources.

Arming The Enemy: Egypt Receives 10 Apache Helicopters From U.S.

AFRICANGLOBE - Egypt received 10 Apache helicopters from the United States in the past week, security sources said on Saturday, considered a sign of easing tensions between the long-time allies confronting militancy across the region.

U.S. To Deliver Apache Attack Helicopters To Egypt

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States said on Tuesday it will deliver 10 Apache attack helicopters to Egypt, relaxing a partial suspension of aid imposed after Egypt's military ousted President Mohamed Mursi last year and cracked down violently on protesters.