Thursday, May 14, 2015

Recent Russian-origin AFV deliveries to Iraq

New shipment of twelve UralVagonZavod (UVZ) T-72 type main battle tanks, arriving at Um Qasr port this week. Additional units expected to be delivered in near future.

Cargo of twelve UVZ T-72 type main battle tanks, shipped in protective wrappers. These AFVs represent sorely needed replacements for war against ISIL.

Newly delivered UVZ T-72 type main battle tank transported northbound Freeway 1 aboard Iraqi Army HETS

One of the three UralVagonZavod TOS-1A “Buratino” heavy flamethrower system units spotted in Russia last March, delivered to Um Qasr port late last week.

Line-up of Iraqi Army Oshkosh Heavy Equipment Transport System units (8×8 M1070 tractor and M1000 semi-trailer), await loading this week of delivered Russian-origin AFVs at Um Qasr port.

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