Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Topic: Iraq

Royal Air Force Typhoon fighters strike at Daesh forces in Iraq

The British Royal Air Force confirmed that it has carried out airstrikes against Daesh targets in Iraq using Paveway IV precision-guided bombs. According to a press release issued...

Iraq parades new South Korean-made armoured vehicles

The Iraqi armed forces displayed South Korean-made Promoter DAPC-2 4×4 armoured vehicles for the first time during the military parade on 6 January. The parade in Baghdad’s heavily fortified...

U.S. military increases activity over Iraq to respond to potential Iranian attack

The U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps are on heightened alert and increase patrols over Iraq to respond to a potential Iranian attack at U.S. troops...

Northrop Grumman secures $15M contract for Iraqi Cessna 208, 172 fleet support

American aircraft's maker Northrop Grumman has received a contract valued at as much as $15,1 million for contractor logistic support for the Iraqi Air Force’s Cessna 208...

U.S. troops launch exercises in Iraq to provide better security for Coalition forces

The Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) press release said that U.S. Soldiers take part in live fire exercise at Al Asad Airbase in...

Colt, FN America tapped for M16A4 production for foreign military sales

FN America and Colt's Manufacturing have been tapped for M16A4 rifle production for foreign military sales customers. In a statement Wednesday, the Department of Defense said both companies...

Defense Secretary: U.S. continues to deploy, reposition troops in Middle East

The United States continues to deploy and reposition troops throughout the region of Iraq and Iran to bolster U.S. security and force protection and to be prepared...

Pentagon is preparing to withdraw troops from Iraq

The U.S. Department of Defense wrote to the Iraqi government that it is repositioning forces in line with a request from the Iraqi parliament and prime minister. In...

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