First French Rafale fighter jets delivered to Egypt

Egypt has taken delivery of the first three of the 24 Rafale fighters jets bought from France in a 5.2 billion euro deal. The new jets led a formation flight of 11 other warplanes in a fly-past over the Nile and the pyramids. They are armed with advance ordnance including guided air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles and come with a missile vessel to be launched at the ceremony marking the widening of the Suez Canal on Aug. 6

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