Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Topic: Iraq

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...

U.S. Air Force deploys Patriot surface-to-air missile systems to Middle East

The U.S. Air Force reportedly is deploying Patriot PAC-3 surface-to-air missile systems to the Middle East after mobs waving militia flags stormed the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad...

U.S. Army uses Apache helicopters to deter protestors near U.S. embassy in Baghdad

The U.S. Army used two AH-64 Apache helicopters from 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 34th Combat Aviation Brigade, as a show of force after attacks hundreds of...

Pentagon sends Marines to protect US embassy in Baghdad

US Marines landed at the US embassy compound penetrated by militias and their supporters in Baghdad on Tuesday, according to a recent US Department of Defense news release. The...

U.S. military officials say no plan to leave Iraq

Pentagon announced on Thursday that it is not considering the withdrawal of its troops from Iraq, according to a recent U.S. Department of Defense news release. The U.S....

U.S. MQ-1C Gray Eagle aircraft reportedly crashed in Iraq

The MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has reportedly crashed near Bagdad, Iraq. The U.S. military's spokesman for operations in Iraq and Syria has confirmed that a...

Israel reportedly use F-35 jets to attacks bases used by Iran in Iraq

The Israeli Air Force has reportedly started employing its cutting-edge F-35i 'Adir' stealth fighter jets to attack Iranian targets in Iraq. The London-based Arabic newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat, citing...

Oshkosh awarded $320M for procurement FMTVs for U.S., allies

The defense arm of Oshkosh Corp. was awarded a $320 million modification to domestic and Foreign Military Sales contract for procurement of Family of Medium Tactical Vehicle...

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