WITH OVER 1.3 MILLION MILITARY PERSONNEL, AS THE LARGEST MILITARY POWER IN AFRICA AND ONE OF THE LEADING FORCES WORLDWIDE, EGYPT IS THE IDEAL SETTING FOR A LARGE-SCALE EVENT FOR THE SECTOR. IN ADDITION, EGYPT HAS HISTORICALLY MAINTAINED CONTINUOUS INVESTMENT IN THE LATEST WEAPONRY AS A DEFENCE STRATEGY AND HAS STRENGTHENED NATIONAL PRODUCTION LINES ACROSS A RANGE OF MILITARY COMPLEXES.