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US Approves Rolling Airframe Missile Sale To Egypt

On February 16, the U.S. Department of State approved the sale of Block 2 Rolling Airframe Missiles to Egypt. The approval, with an estimated sale cost of $197 million, includes 168 missiles, shipping and storage containers, and technical and logistical support. The Rolling Airframe Missile is a tactical missile employed for terminal air and cruise...

Egypt Shows Kh-31 Missile Paired with MiG-29

On October 19, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s spokesperson released a photograph depicting the Russian-built Kh-31 supersonic air-to-surface missile paired with its new MiG-29M/M2 multirole fighter, as first reported by Jane’s Igor Bozinovski. As Bozinovski notes, it is unclear whether these missiles are the antiship variant (Kh-31AD) or the anti-radiation variant (Kh-31PD) designed to target long-...