Egypt receives 3 more Rafale fighters

CAIRO, Jan 28 (KUNA) — Egypt received three Rafale fighters from France Thursday, six months after Paris delivered the first three of a consignment of 24 of the warplanes.
The Egyptian Defense Ministry said the delivery is part of a deal Cairo signed with Paris in February 2015 to purchase 24 Rafale multi-role combat jets, a frigate and missiles.
The sale of Rafales to Egypt was the first such export order for French manufacturer Dassault Aviation.
In July, France also delivered a 6,000-tonne multi-mission frigate to Cairo as Egypt seeks to strengthen its military capability in the face of instability in the region.(end).