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Egypt
Population 83,082,869
Budget$ 4,357,200,000
Manpower 450000
Aircrafts 1062
Fighters 250
Helicopters 313
Attack helicopters 91
Fleet 245
Aircraftcarriers 0
Submarines 8
Nuclear weapons 0

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The state military organisation responsible to defend the Arab Republic of Egypt is the Egyptian Armed Forces. The Supreme Commander of Armed Forces is the President of the Republic. The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Minister of Defence is Colonel General Mohamed Zaki. Lieutenant General Osama Akar is the Chief of Staff. Many of the equipment is made in Egypt.



To commemorate the Crossing of the Suez in the October War of 1973, the Egyptian Armed Forces celebrate their anniversary each October 6. Since independence, the modern Egyptian armed forces have been involved with many crises and wars. These include the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and the 1952 Egyptian Revolution.

Source: Wikipedia