Egypt Issues RFP for New 155mm Howitzers

South Korean K9 self-propelled artillery systems already arrived in Egypt for tests. In the photo: K9 artillery vehicles near the border with North Korea (Photo Credit: AP)

The Egyptian Ministry of Defense is looking to purchase new self-propelled guns, according to Defence Blog.

The Egyptian military issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the acquisition of modern 155mm self-propelled artillery systems to France, Russia, South Africa and South Korea. Egypt reportedly plans to complete performance evaluations of the howitzers by the end of the year and sign a deal at the beginning of next year.

According to local media, the South Korean K9 Thunder howitzer and French Caesar truck-mounted artillery system already arrived in Egypt for tests.

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