ahmedfire wrote:President of Egypt: Cairo appreciates the support of Moscow
November 13-14, 2013 in Cairo, the first Russian-Egyptian meeting in the format of "two plus two" ministers of defense and foreign ministers of Russia and Egypt. The participants agreed to intensify the exchange of delegations and expand cooperation in military air and naval forces of the two countries. According to some experts, the negotiations were agreed contracts worth more than $ 3 billion for the supply of 24 MiG-29M / M2, 12 attack helicopters Mi-35M, mobile coastal missile system K300P "Bastion" SAM "Tor-2ME" firearms weapons and ammunition. According to other sources, in a package deal also included ATGM "Cornet" and Mi-8/17. For the Egyptian side, these agreements were of particular significance in the light of the suspension of the supply of US weapons in July 2013 due to the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi.
August 12, 2014 at the talks in Sochi, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi agreed to further deepen cooperation in the sphere of military-technical cooperation
Packaged deal with Kornet? I see Sisi saw enough footage of Kornet's mopping the floor with Israeli Merkava tanks, and was thoroughly impressed...