Egypt Receiving Missiles from USSR

The Soviet Union has supplied Egypt with considerable quantities of their modern SAM-6 anti-aircraft missiles since the expulsion of Soviet personnel from Egypt by President Anwar Sadat last July, sources here said today. According to the sources, Egyptian units are presently training to operate the sophisticated equipment which was hitherto handled only by Russians. The SAM-6 missile is a highly mobile weapon designed to bring down low flying aircraft. The Egyptians are reportedly installing them around the major cities and at the Aswan Dam.

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