Egypt Army Nations // Middle East/North Africa

OVERVIEW Egypt's topographical features place several restraints on the structure and deployment of its troops. The Nile River acts as a barrier to ground travel from the eastern border of the country to the western border, necessitating amphibious support from the Egyptian navy. The western border with Libya is primarily a desert area, tending to preclude the permanent deployment of ground troops. Areas marked by mountainous terrain call for specially based and trained troops. As...


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