POTD: Egyptian Navy SOF with SIG-516s

    Egyptian SIG 516

    Egyptian Navy special forces personnel with SIG-516 during Cleopatra2019.

    Today’s photo features Egyptian and French operators during joint naval exercise Cleopatra 2019. The stack is led by two French marines, both armed with the new Heckler & Koch HK416-FC while three members of the Egyptian Navy’s special forces are seen armed with new SIG Sauer SIG-516. From their patches, it looks like the Egyptians could be from Sa‘ka Forces. The SIG-516 is SIG’s variant of the M4, recently adopted by India and in service with Turkish and Pakistani special forces.