Conferences & Events
Iraqi Forces Lost 2,300 US Humvees to ISIS
Facing criticism from the Pentagon, Iraq’s Prime Minister announced government fighters have lost around 2,300 Humvees to the self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIS) terror group. The vehicles were part of the hundreds of millions of dollars worth of
US Delivers 2,000 AT-4 Anti-Tank Weapons for Iraq
The United States has delivered 2,000 AT-4 anti-tank weapons destined for Iraq, sending 1,000 directly to the government in Baghdad, with the US-led coalition holding the other half in the region for training Iraqis and for future contingencies, a
Russia Offers Military Aid to Visiting Iraqi Prime Minister
Russia offered visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi military and other aid on Thursday to help push back Islamic State militants (ISIS) who have made further sweeping gains in both Iraq and Syria last week.
US to Deliver 2,000 Anti-Tank Weapons to Iraq Early June
The Pentagon said on Thursday the United States would deliver 2,000 AT-4 anti-tank rockets to Iraq as early as next week, 1,000 more than announced on Wednesday, to help Baghdad combat suicide car bombings by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
Iranian, Iraqi Defense Ministers Meet in Baghdad
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan who is visiting Baghdad to boost the two states' defense cooperation told his Iraqi counterpart in a meeting on Monday that Tehran will stand beside the Iraqi nation and government with all
U.S. to Expedite Military Aid to Iraq
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Friday about the attacks by Islamic State militants (ISIS) on the city of Ramadi, and pledged the United States would expedite U.S. aid to Iraqi Forces.
Iraq Requests Varıous Ammunition from the US
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for Ammunition and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $395 million.
Iraq Hopes to Receive First F-16 Jets This Summer
After delays caused by the war with Islamic State, Iraq hopes to take first deliveries of its F-16 fighter jets from the United States this summer, a senior Iraqi official said.
Airways Aviation Opens New Pilot Foundation School in Iraq
Leading global aviation educator Airways Aviation is opening its latest Aviation Theory School in Baghdad, paving the way for aspiring Iraqi pilots to launch their flying careers.
Beechcraft to Supply King Air 350 Aircraft to Iraq
US-based Beechcraft Corporation has won a $27 million contract from the Iraqi military, which includes supply of one King Air 350 extended range aircraft modified with intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capability, a report said.
Iraqi Cabinet Approves Draft Law to Set up National Guard
The Iraqi cabinet approved on Tuesday two draft laws, one that would see the creation of a national guard, the other aimed at reforming government policies toward former members of the Baath party.
Pentagon: 3,600 Iraqi Security Forces in Training
There are about 3,600 Iraqi Security Forces and Kurdish Forces in the training pipeline, Rear Admiral John Kirby, Pentagon spokesman, said on Friday.
US Donates 250 MRAP Vehicles to Iraq to Fight ISIL
The United States has donated 250 mine-resistant, ambush protected (MRAP) vehicles to the Iraqi Government for the country’s security forces to fight against the Islamic State (IS), the US Department of State said.
US Starts Training Iraqi Forces Against ISIL
The United States has begun training Iraqi army recruits, a central part of the strategy by the U.S.-led coalition that is working with the Iraqi government to retake territory and ultimately defeat Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
Iraq, Iran Sign MoU on Defense Cooperation
Iran and Iraq signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to broaden defense cooperation between the two neighboring states, Fars News Agency reported.
Iraq Requests M1A1 Abrams Tanks & Associated Equipment
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for M1A1 Abrams tanks and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $2.4 billion.
BRNO - Czech Republic
Paris Air Show 2017
19 - 25
Le Bourget - France
International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS 2017)
St. Petersburg, - Russia
International Aviation & Space Salon (MAKS 2017)
15 - 20
Moscow - Russia
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