Gebel Hamza Test Range

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Last Updated: February 1, 2011
Other Name: N/A
Location: Gebel Hamza
Subordinate To: Ministry of Defense
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Unknown

A report in the Fall 1993 Nonproliferation Review indicated that the Egyptian Army operated a missile test facility near Gebal Hamza in 1992. [1] Arab-British Dynamics engineers wanted to use the facility for work on an improved Scud B, but the army refused the request. [2] The current status of this test range is unknown.

Sources:
[1] Dinshaw Mistry, Containing missile proliferation (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2003), p. 101; "Ballistic missile, cruise missile and missile defense systems: Trade and significant developments (July-November 1992)," The Nonproliferation Review 1, No. 1, Fall 1993, p. 98.
[2] Dinshaw Mistry, Containing missile proliferation (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2003), p. 101; "Ballistic missile, cruise missile and missile defense systems: Trade and significant developments (July-November 1992)," The Nonproliferation Review 1, No. 1, Fall 1993, p. 98.

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