All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iraqi military’

Iraq F-16 Takes Flight For The First Time

On May 2, the first Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 52 jet for the Iraqi Air Force made its first flight from the company’s facility located in Fort Worth, Texas. In 2011, Iraq confirmed the purchase of 18 F-16s, and reports say that they have also ordered another 18 units. Orders for the F-16 have been extended to 2017. Today, over …

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Hellfire Missiles: U.S. Government Sends Ammunition To Iraqi Forces

To show its continued support to the Iraqi forces against their ongoing campaign against terrorism, the United States has sent 100 Hellfire missiles and other ammunition to Iraq, officials of the U.S. Embassy to Iraq announced on Sunday. According to the Embassy’s official statement, the shipment was sent earlier this month with the purpose of reinforcing the Iraqi Security Forces …

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