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Egypt considers purchase of Indian missile system

India may supply Egypt with its BrahMos missile systems as part of New Delhi's efforts to emerge as a major arms exporter and Cairo's push to diversify its weaponry.
Visitors look at a display of India's Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) Brahmos missile at the DefExpo 2018, a large defence exhibition showcasing military equipment, on the outskirts of Chennai on April 11, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ARUN SANKAR        (Photo credit should read ARUN SANKAR/AFP via Getty Images)

India is drawing up a list of countries that it could potentially supply with modern missile systems as part of New Delhi's bid to emerge as a major arms exporter, according to Indian press reports. The list includes Egypt.

On Jan. 7, the Times of India reported that New Delhi had made a list of friendly countries to which it could sell advanced Akash missile systems and BrahMos cruise missiles over the next few years.

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