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National Interests: Priorities and Security

Developing Egypt's defense industry from 2010 to 2023

Vol. 20, Iss. 4, APRIL 2024

Received: 15 February 2024

Received in revised form: 6 March 2024

Accepted: 18 March 2024

Available online: 15 April 2024


JEL Classification: Z28

Pages: 703–715


Sergei Al. FILIN Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (PRUE), Moscow, Russian Federation


Natal'ya V. MALANICHEVA Financial University under Government of Russian Federation, Moscow, Russian Federation


Ol'ga A. KHARINA National Research University - Higher School of Economics (NRU – HSE), Moscow, Russian Federation


Sof'ya A. MATYASH Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), Moscow, Russian Federation

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Subject. The article deals with the balance of power in the Middle East, the dynamics of the world arms market.
Objectives. The study aims to analyze the impact of the defense industry on the level of employment, assessment of prospects for cooperation between Egypt and developed countries in the field of global security.
Methods. The study draws on methods of comparative, structural, and logical analysis.
Results. Cooperation with economically developed countries strengthens Egypt's defense industry. The higher the country's gross domestic product, the more funds the government can allocate to the development of the defense industry.
Conclusions. Despite Egypt's growing capabilities in the production of military equipment, the country's economy remains dependent on external supplies.

Keywords: defense industry, security, military conflict, defense equipment, import


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