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11 February 2011 Last updated at 14:46 ET
Egypt's key military figures
Armed forces top brass
Name
Rank
Role
Background
SOURCE: EGYPTIAN MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, REGIONAL EXPERTS
Mohamed Hussein Tantawi
Field marshal
Defence minister. Appointed deputy prime minister after the sacking of the cabinet on 29 January and now head of the Higher Military Council
Served in the government as minister of defence since 1991 and a general commander for the armed forces since 1995
Sami Hafez Enan
Lieutenant general
Chief of staff of the armed forces
Served as chief of staff of the armed forces since 2005
Abd el Aziz Seif-Eldeen
Lieutenant general
Commander of air defence forces
Served as commander of air defence forces since 2005
Reda Mahmoud Hafez Mohamed
Air marshal
Air force commander
Became chief of staff of the air force in 2007 and air marshal in 2008
Mohab Mamish
Vice admiral
Commander in chief of the navy
Graduated in 1971 and trained in the US, UAE, China, Greece and France
Hassan al-Roueini
General
Military commander for the Cairo area
The general addressed protesters in Tahrir Square on 11 February, telling them their demands "will be met"
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