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Iraq looks to buy hundreds of Patria AMV 8×8 armoured vehicles

The Iraqi army is considering is considering to buy new Patria AMV 8x8 armoured vehicles, a source told Defence Blog. The Iraqi government has requested to buy hundreds Finnish Patria AMV wheeled armored personnel carriers in Spring 2016. The...

Ukrainian company unveils new high-speed helicopter at Iran Air Show

Ukrainian company Softex-Aero has unveiled its next-generation VV-2 high-speed helicopter at the Iran Air Show , held in Kish Island in the Persian Gulf from 16-19 November. The VV-2 is a high-speed, single-engine, two seat (tandem) helicopter. It is designed for...
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ISIS releases video of suicide bombers attacks near Mosul

The ISIS militants released the horrifying footage of suicide bombers attacks near Mosul in Iraq. The attacks showed that even though the jihadists have been losing territory over the past year – and face a...

Turkey is sending the biggest troops deployment on the Iraqi border

Hundreds of Turkey troops with main battle tanks, jets and drones are being sent Iraqi border close to Mosul. Turkish troops are massing on the country’s border with Iraq – prompting fears of a new...
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ISIS militants destroyed Iraqi Abrams main battle tank by anti-tank missile

ISIS militants claim to have destroyed a US-made M1A1M Abrams tank of Iraqi Army near of Mosul. Footage of the alleged incident was released by Islamic State’s (IS, formerly ISIS) propaganda channel. According to the video,...

About 600 American troops will be deployed to Iraq

About 600 American troops will be deployed to Iraq to further enable local security forces as they prepare to retake the key Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the...

German government plan to give Peshmerga forces more armored vehicles and anti-tank missiles

German government is willing to continue providing Peshmerga battling IS terrorists with weapons for the coming six months. German government plan to give Peshmerga forces more Dingo armored vehicles, MILAN anti-tank missiles and automatic assault rifles.  It...

Iraq received a new batch of Mi-28NE attack helicopters from Russia

Iraq's army aviation has received a new batch of Mi-28NE attack helicopters from Russia. In October 2012, it was reported that Russia and Iraq may sign a $4.2–$5.0 billion weapons contract, including 30 Mi-28N...

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Lockheed Martin unveils wing-body tanker concept for refuel stealth aircraft

Lockheed Martin has unveiled its concept of next-generation wing-body tanker aircraft for refuel fighters like the F-22 and F-35. That was reported by Graham...

Russia unveils new T-90M «Proryv-3» main battle tank

Russia has unveiled the latest version of the Russian T-90 main battle tank called T-90M «Proryv-3». That was reported Russian military expert Alexei Khlopotov. The T-90M...

Ukraine to transfer new batch of Oplot main battle tanks to Thailand

The State Company “Ukrspecexport”, part of concern UkrOboronProm, has announced that it is preparing for the transfer of a new batch of five Oplot-T main...