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Royal Air Force Typhoon fighters strike at Daesh forces in Iraq

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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 Thursday by Royal Air Force, the airstrikes occurred on Thursday 11th February, when two Typhoon FGR4 fighter jets were tasked to conduct the strikes against terrorists who had […]

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Iraq parades new South Korean-made armoured vehicles

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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 Green Zone was held to mark the 100th anniversary of Army Day. Formations of ground, air, and naval forces, as well as tanks and other military vehicles, […]

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

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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 in Middle East region. Pentagon officials are concerned about movements of Iranian-backed militias amid heightened tensions on the eve of the liquidation anniversary of Iran’s top commander General […]

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

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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 and 172 fleet. The contract award from U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center enables the company to provide support service of AC-208 Caravan light attack aircraft and […]

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

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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 Iraq to provide better security for Coalition forces in the region. U.S. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, took […]

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

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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 will compete for each order of the $383,3 contract to provide M16A4 rifles for Afghanistan, Grenada, Iraq, Lebanon and Nepal. “Work locations and funding will be determined […]

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

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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 for any contingency, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said. “Over the last several days, I’ve had many conversations with our partners and allies about the situation in […]

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Pentagon is preparing to withdraw troops from Iraq

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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 letter says that the U.S. troops would pull out of the country and would be repositioning forces over the next few days and weeks. The redeployment of […]

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

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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 on Tuesday. “The United States Air Force (USAF) is now deploying heavy equipment and weapons including Patriot PAC-3 surface-to-air missile systems on-board three C-5Ms to Jordan to strengthen […]

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

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The U.S. Army has been 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 protesters at U.S. embassy compound in Bagdad. AH-64 Apache helicopters conducted overflights of the in Baghdad‘s Green Zone and deploy flares over protesters. “The helicopters launched flares […]

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