Egyptian Air Force
The Egyptian Air Force (EAF) (Arabic: القوات الجوية المصرية‎, Al-Qūwāt al-Gawwīyä al-Miṣrīyä), is the aviation branch of the Egyptian Armed Forces. The EAF is headed by an Air Marshal (Lieut...
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When Israel, The Soviets And The US Nearly Destroyed The Middle East
During the Cold War many countries were on high alert, none more so than Israel, the US and the Soviet Union. One of the tensest occasions was in October of 1973 when Israel lost over 2000 troops and ...
1948 Arab-Israeli War
The 1948 Arab–Israeli War or the First Arab–Israeli War was fought between the State of Israel and a military coalition of Arab states and Palestinian Arab forces. This war formed the second stage of ...
1948 Arab-Israeli War - Wikipedia
Suez Crisis
The Suez Crisis, also named Tripartite Aggression, was an invasion of Egypt in late 1956 by Israel, followed by Britain and France. The aims were to regain Western control of the Suez Canal and to rem...
Suez Crisis - Wikipedia
North Yemen Civil War
The North Yemen Civil War (Arabic: ثورة 26 سبتمبر‎) was fought in North Yemen between royalist partisans of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom and supporters of the Yemen Arab Republic from 1962 to 1...
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Six-Day War
The Six-Day War (Hebrew: מלחמת ששת הימים, Milhemet Sheshet Ha Yamim; Arabic: النكسة, an-Naksah, "The Setback" or حرب ۱۹٦۷, Ḥarb 1967, "War of 1967"), also known as the June War, 1967 Arab–Israeli War,...
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War of Attrition
The War of Attrition (Arabic: حرب الاستنزاف‎ Ḥarb al-Istinzāf, Hebrew: מלחמת ההתשה‎ Milhemet haHatashah) involved fighting between Israel and Egypt, Jordan, PLO and their allies from 1...
War of Attrition - Wikipedia
Yom Kippur War
The Yom Kippur War, Ramadan War, or October War (Arabic: حرب أكتوبر‎ Ḥarb ʾUktōbar, or حرب تشرين Ḥarb Tišrīn; Hebrew: מלחמת יום הכיפורים‎ Milẖemet Yom HaKipurim or מלחמת יום כיפור Milẖ...
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Air Battle of El Mansoura
The Air Battle of El Mansoura was the Egyptian name for an air battle that took place during the Yom Kippur War between the Egyptian Air Force (EAF) and the Israeli Air Force (IAF) near the town of El...
Libyan-Egyptian War
The Libyan–Egyptian War was a short border war between Libya and Egypt in July 1977.On July 21, 1977, there were first gun battles between troops on the border, followed by land and air strikes. On Ju...
Libyan-Egyptian War - Wikipedia
Operation Bright Star
Operation Bright Star is held every two years. It is a series of combined and joint training exercises led by American and Egyptian forces in Egypt. These exercises began in 1980, rooted in the Camp D...
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List of aircraft of the Egyptian Air Force
The following is a list of the aircraft operated by the Egyptian Air Force throughout its history. Coloured cells denote types that are still in active service.
List of aircraft of the Egyptian Air Force - Wikipedia
Muhammad Sidqi Mahmud
Muhammad Sidqi Mahmud was the commanding general of the Egyptian Air Force during the Six-Day War in 1967. He and the other senior Egyptian commanders, including Field Marshal Amer and General Anwar a...
Muhammad Sidqi Mahmud - Wikipedia
History of the Jews in Egypt
The historic core of the indigenous community consisted mainly of Arabic-speaking Rabbanites and Karaites. After their expulsion from Spain, more Sephardi and Karaite Jews began to emigrate to Egypt a...
History of the Jews in Egypt - Wikipedia
Causes of the 1948 Palestinian exodus
The causes and explanations of the exodus of Palestinian Arabs that arose during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine and the 1948 Arab–Israeli War are a matter of great controversy between ...
Egyptian Air Academy
The Egyptian Air Academy (Arabic: الكلية الجوية المصرية) is a college in Bilbeis, Sharqia Governorate, Egypt, tasked with training officer candidates for the Egyptian Air Force. Established in 1951, t...
Origins of the Six-Day War
The Origins of the Six-Day War, which was fought between June 5 and June 10, 1967, by Israel and the neighboring states of Egypt (known then as the United Arab Republic [UAR]), Jordan, and Syria, lay ...
Origins of the Six-Day War - Wikipedia
Adel Amin Hafez
Adel Amin Hafez (Arabic: عادل أمين حافظ‎; 1 March 1919 – 27 August 2010) was Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Air Force from 1964 to 1966. In September 1949 he became the first Egyptian aviato...
Adel Amin Hafez - Wikipedia
Operation Focus
Operation Focus (Hebrew: מבצע מוקד‎, Mivtza Moked) was the opening airstrike by Israel at the start of the Six-Day War in 1967. It is sometimes referred to as "Sinai Air Strike". At 07:45 on Jun...
List of active Egyptian military aircraft
The following is a list of active Egyptian military aircraft in use by the Egyptian Air Force.
List of active Egyptian military aircraft - Wikipedia
History of Israel
The history of Israel encompasses the history of the modern State of Israel, as well as that of the Jews in the Land of Israel. The area of modern Israel is small, about the size of Wales or half the ...
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History of Egypt
The history of Egypt has been long and rich, due to the flow of the Nile river, with its fertile banks and delta. Its rich history also comes from its native inhabitants and outside influence. Much o...
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Deversoir Air Base
Deversoir Air Base (LG-209) is a former military airfield in Egypt, located approximately 19 km south-southeast of Ismailia (Al Isma`iliyah); 116 km northeast of Cairo. It was formerly a ma...