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Russian firm Stopped Armoured Vehicle Shipments to Iraq

By John Lee. Russia's Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) reportly stopped deliveries of armoured vehicles to Iraq due to delayed payments. TASS, citing UVZ`s 2015 annual report, stated: "In 2015, the UVZ Corporation stopped the shipping of the defense production to the No.356 customer (Iraq) due to delayed payments." (Source: Defense World)

AM General Wins $66m Iraq Defense Contact

By John Lee. US-based AM General has been awarded a $66,406,483 contract to supply 356 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles to Iraq. Work will be performed in Mishawaka, Indiana, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 31, 2016. (Source: US Dept of Defense)

Iraq Gets 1,026 US Armored Personnel Carriers

Using 1,026 M113A2 armored personnel carriers from the U.S. Army's Excess Defense Articles obtained through the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's Foreign Military Sales program, and the refurbishment expertise provided by an Army Materiel Command public-private partnership, provided the means for the Iraqi Army to begin standing-up its planned six-division armored capability. "This was a […]

Bulgaria to Sell 500 Armoured Personnel Carriers to Iraq

The Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has reportedly negotiated a deal for the supply of 500 MT-LB armoured vehicles to Iraq. According to a report from the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency (BTA), the deal was sealed on Thursday¬†in the presence of Iraq's Acting Minister of Defence, Sadun al-Dulaymi Minister, (Sadoun al-Dulaimi), at the Hemus 2012 International […]

Iraq Buys 400 Armoured Cars for Arab Summit

Iraq has received 400¬†Chevrolet armoured vehicles in recent days, intended to transport senior foreign officials during the Arab League summit on 29th March in Baghdad, according to AKnews. An MP from the acting Foreign Relations Committee, who wished to remain anonymous, said that the cars were purchased from a budget for the summit allocated two […]