The Egyptian Minister of Defense and Military Production Mohammad Zaki concluded last Sunday (11/6/2023) a visit to France.
During the visit, Zaki discussed with the French Minister of the Armed Forces Sebastien Lecornu military cooperation and armament deals between Egypt and France, including the Scorpene submarine.
Tactical Report has prepared a report (299 words) to highlight this matter, including:
- The status of talks regarding the Scorpene submarine
- France's updated position regarding transfer of technology (TOT) to Egypt for submarine technology
- The impact of the Scorpene deal on the Soryu talks
The report also mentions establishing a joint Egyptian-French sea force and its main tasks