Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Holtom, Paul and Christelle Rigual. 2015 ‘Small Arms Transfers to Egypt, 2001-2010.’ Small Arms Survey 2015: Weapons and the World; Chapter 4, p. 98. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press and the Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 June
Small Arms Transfers to Egypt, 2001-2010
Egypt has its own small arms industry, which has produced licensed copies of Belgian, Italian, Soviet/Russian, and US small arms. It currently produces Helwan 9 mm automatic pistols, Misr assault rifles, semi-automatic rifles, 7.62 × 51 mm general-purpose machine guns, 40 × 35 mm automatic grenade launchers, and 40 × 46 mm under-barrel grenade launchers (MEIC, n.d)…
[Small arms = revolvers and self-loading pistols, rifles and carbines, sub-machine guns, assault rifles, and light machine guns]
MEIC (Maadi Engineering Industries Company). n.d. 'Military Products.'