Thursday, July 9, 2015

Weapons of Iran-backed PMF staging for Battle of Fallujah

Open-source media imagery from the past few days of weaponry fielded by Iran-backed Populat Mobilization Forces, staging or advancing for Battle of Fallujah:

Iranian Falaq-2 based IRAMs aboard launcher vehicle, fielded by Iran-backed PMF

Iran-backed PMF flighter beside Iraqi Army M1A1M main battle tank, in the distance PMF IRAM launcher vehicles including two Iranian Falaq-2 based IRAMs.

T-72 main battle tank appearing in mixed formation with M1A1M main battle tank

Iraqi PMF loading SPG-9 Kopye (“Spear”)  tripod-mounted man-portable, 73 millimetre calibre recoilless gun

Iran-backed PMF seen with opened ammo crates of 107 mm rockets and Iran-supplied Safir tactical vehicle equipped with MLRS. Note in the distance, Iraqi Army unit equipped with U.S.-supplied HMMWVs and ILAV Badger.

Iraqi PMF fighters assisted by U.S.-supplied up-armored HMMWV

Iran-backed PMF operating Iran-supplied Safir ("Ambassador") tactical vehicle

Iran-supplied Safir ("Ambassador") tactical vehicle equipped with MLRS firing 107 mm rocket

Iraqi PMF armed with AKM type assault rifle and DShK heavy machine gun

IRGC-QF Commander Qasem Soleimani depicted at the Fallujah front, one of many photos now appearing regularly


Anonymous said...

Old, in-effective armaments of IRI made to fight an 18th century war. And yet the mullahs are under the illusion that they have a powerful armed forces to deter an aggressor. Laughable.

Bahram said...

Not as laughable as the comment above!

Anonymous said...

wow, some countries had jeeps, atgm and mlrs in the 18th century? imagine if Nadir Shah would have had his hands on some these weapons! wonder why he missed out?