National Organization for Military Production (NOMP)

View All Egypt Facilities

Last Updated: February 1, 2011
Other Name: N/A
Location: Cairo
Subordinate To: Ministry of Military Production
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Operational

The National Organization for Military Production (NOMP), in cooperation with the Arab Organization for Industrialization, produces civilian goods and military products. [1] The NOMP supervises 16 military factories, including several related to missile development, such as the Abu Zabaal Company for Specialty Chemicals, the Heliopolis Company for Chemical Industries, the Helwan Company for Workshop Tools, and the Kaha Company for Chemical Industries. [2]

Sources:
[1] Christopher F. Foss, "Egypt: Land systems sector at heart of industry base," Jane's Defense Weekly 34, No. 2, 12 January 2000, www.janes.com; Hammam Nasr, "Egypt: Military Factories," International Market Insight, 1998, www.fas.org.
[2] Hammam Nasr, "Egypt: Military Factories," International Market Insight, 1998, www.fas.org.

Country Profile
Flag of Egypt
Egypt

This article provides an overview of Egypt’s historical and current policies relating to nuclear, chemical, biological and missile proliferation.

Learn More →

This material is produced independently for NTI by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of and has not been independently verified by NTI or its directors, officers, employees, or agents. Copyright 2016.