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The Egyptian air defense command operates surface-to-air missile and anti-aircraft gun batteries in support of army, navy and air force missions. Air defense forces are divided into five geographically based divisions containing:

110 SAM SA-2/SA-3/SA-6 battalions
12 SAM I-Hawk batteries
12 SAM Chaparral batteries
14 SAM Crotale batteries
18 SAM Skyguard/Amoun battalions
12 anti-aircraft brigades, with a total of
  100 anti-aircraft battalions
12 radar battalions

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