Egypt Orders South Korean K9 Howitzers for $1.65B

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Egypt Orders South Korean K9 Howitzers for $1.65B
K9 Thunder self-propelled howitzer @Hanwha

Egypt has placed an order worth $1.65 billion for K9 Thunder self-propelled howitzers built by South Korean company Hanwha Defense.

According to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), this deal includes the production of K9s in Egypt and a technology transfer. The agency did not reveal how many howitzers will be delivered to Cairo

Australia bought 30 K9 howitzers and 15 K-10 armored ammunition resupply vehicles for $720 million in December 2021.

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