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1 p 9~ Hpprovea ror rteiease ~~~ytsi~a~~~r~uritstsu45euH000tsuuu~uusz-5 EXPANSION OF AL QAHIRAH (CAIRO) AIRCRAFT PLANT, HULWAN, EGYPT Handle Via ~, . ~ _ YHOL~ Control Only This document contains classified information affecting the national security of the United States within the meaning of the espionage laws U. S. Code Title 18, Sections 793 and 794. The law prohibits its transmission or the revelation of its contents in any manner to an unauthorized person, as well as its use in any manner prejudicial to the safety or interest of the United States or for the benefit of any foreign government to the detriment of the United States. It is to be seen only by personnel especially indoctrinated and authorized to receive TALENT-KEYHOLE information. Its security must be maintained in accordance with KEYHOLE and TALENT regulations. NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC INTERPRETATION CENTER -~ ?r. ~~. TOP SECRET i- Approved For Release 2001/08/21 :CIA-RDP78B04560A000800010032-5 Approved For Release 20~~8/2~~ 560A000800010032-5 T''lej Expansion of Al Qahirah (Cairo) Aircraft Plant, Hulwan, Egypt NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC INTERPRETATION CENTER Geo Coords: 29-50N 31-19E References: USATM Series 50, SheeC 50447-12/9MA (S) NPIC Project No J-249/63 This aircraft plant, which is reported to 25X1 D produce a' f t r rames, engines, and rockets, has expanded considerably since Mission - Five buildings have been built or enlarged (Figure 1). A large fabrication an~i is now com- pleted. This building is-d, the main portion measuring approximately 670 by 360 feet and the ell 260 by 160 feet. A building (item 2) north of the L-shaped building was also under construction and is now completed. It PHOTO INTERPRETATION BRIEF COMDR No: publication No; 25X1A NPIC/R-175/63 Date: gust 1963 measures approximately 320 by 240 feet. The smallest building in this group (item 3), meas- new since (item 4) measures l~by 50 feet, is entirely Another new building approximately 320 by 100 feet. A fifth building (item 5) has been doubled in size and now measures approximately 320 by 120 feet. These additions have increased the floor space by approximately 417,000 square feet, a significant increase in production capac- ity within less than a year. FIGURE 1. AL QAHIRAH (CAIRO) AIRCRAFT PLANT, HULWAN, EGYPT Approved For Released/O~i~~R~I~A- Approved For Release 2001/0$~: (31~~~PTT8B04560A000800010032-5 Approved For Release 2001/0811 ~C~~B04560A000800010032-5