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Russian air defense troops first arrived in Egypt for joint exercises with the military of the Republic. This was reported on the website of the Ministry of defense of Russia.
The teachings of “Arrow of Friendship-2019” will last 13 days, from October 26 to November 7. In them will take part more than 100 Russian troops of the southern military district. Egyptian and Russian military will exchange experience and will reflect the impact of the conditional opponent. The aims also include improving the skills of soldiers.
When the exercise will involve Russian anti-aircraft missile complexes “Thor” and “Buk”, which consist on arms of the air defense forces Egyptian armed forces. The protection will also work with portable anti-aircraft missile complexes”Igla” anti-aircraft self-propelled installations “Shilka”.
In April of this year, the United States warned Egypt on the purchase of Russian military aircraft su-35. Washington has threatened sanctions and recalled China, India and Turkey who have faced such a problem deals with Russia.
Video, photo All from Russia.