With the beginning of historical times, which begins the unity of two halves of the country's south and north by the King, "Narmer" in 3200 BC. M and almost before the unit hundreds of years, Egypt witnessed the composition of the armies, both in the south or the north and the occurrence of fierce battles between the regions of Egypt ended this unit is experiencing the residual effects of these times that Egypt knew the armies of the Organization, there are as well as holders of bayonets, there were holders of arrows and darts, pins fighting different and there are forces, foot and sea, whether in rivers or lakes and then later in the sea and lead the armies of hundreds of junior commanders and senior leaders and kings who were lead their armies during the fighting, and stated on the effects of small victories against their enemies
As well as during the Middle Kingdom (2062 - 1675 BC). And Amenemhet and Senusret campaigns
As well as days of the modern state (1575 - 950 BC). Which is rich in temples many of the fees represent the wars led by kings against the enemies of Egypt, both in the east or west or south, and from the most famous battles of King Ramses II and Ramses III, and before them, Tuthmosis III and other monarchs
It was the primary task of the Egyptian army maintaining security and order in Egypt and the protection of external borders with neighboring countries, whether in East or South or West
During the Middle Kingdom (2062 - 1675 BC). We find that after the second unit at the hands of the King "Mentouht II" sends many of the disciplinary campaigns in Western Sahara against the Libyans, also sent his fleet of the Red Sea to "punt" to notify the marble.
As well as in the era of Amenemhat I, who resided for many of his army forts on Egypt's eastern borders, which is called (the walls of the rulers) and (Senusret) III, who has campaigned against many Asian tribes. As well as Egypt has established several forts in the south such as the Fort (obesity) and (Qmenh) and (Bohn
During the modern state (1575 - 950 BC). The activity of the army is the largest in Egypt witnessed the attacks from the Hyksos (1675 - 1575 BC). And occupation north of the country for about a hundred years until he (Ahmose) was the first expulsion and unite the country for the third time and the entry of Egypt's new Kingdom, which has seen many campaigns, the Egyptian military outside the borders of the most famous battles battles "Ramses II" in Kadesh against the Hittites, which scored on its effects in the temple of Abu Simbel, Luxor and Karnak, as well as battles (Ramses), third in the Megiddo recorded on the walls of his temple at Medinet Habu mainland west of the shorter
These factors combined have made Egypt coveted through the ages the historical beginning of the Pharaonic and Greco-Roman, Islamic, and modern and to this day.
Was the Egyptian army is the guarantee first and foremost for the protection of Egypt in the external threats to defend Egypt against invaders and land, but that there were in some cases, campaigns outside the borders of Egypt by their kings. Purpose was to eliminate hotbeds of external forces which do not fail to attack Egypt, directly or pay some other people for it to attack Egypt from time to time