The Egyptian Armed Forces are the regular armed forces of the Arab Republic of Egypt. Its current organizational structure consists of three main branches: the Navy, the Air Force, and the Air Defense Forces. A separate command of the Land Forces previously joined on March 25, 1964, but it was officially abolished after the 1967 war, so that the leadership of the ground formations returns to the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces directly. The ground formations are divided into forces East of the canal, under whose command the armies (2nd and 3rd) and military regions (central, northern, western and southern) fall, in contrast to the rest of the forces, agencies, departments and auxiliary apparatus. Defense, and this position is currently occupied by Lieutenant General / Mohamed Zaki, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Minister of Defense and Military Production. Only the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, who is the President of the Republic, is above him in the leadership ladder. This position is currently occupied by Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces consists of 23 members, headed by the Commander-in-Chief and the Minister of Defense, and the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces acts on his behalf, with the membership of each of the following: commanders of the main air, sea and air defense branches, commanders of the border guard forces, commanders of the two armies (second and third) and commanders of military regions (central and northern And the western and southern) and the heads of the operations, armament, supply and supply bodies, the engineering, training and financial affairs authority, the military judiciary, organization and administration, the directors of the officers’ affairs and military intelligence departments, the assistant minister of defense for constitutional and legal affairs, and the secretary of the council is the secretary general of the Ministry of Defense. The arming of the Egyptian armed forces varies between eastern and western sources in cooperation Military exchange with countries led by the United States, Russia, France, China, Italy, Ukraine and Britain. Many equipments are also manufactured locally in Egyptian military factories. The Egyptian Armed Forces celebrate their annual anniversary on the sixth of October, in memory of the victories of the Sixth of October War.