Tag Archives | BVP-1 armoured personnel carriers (APCs)

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)

Czech to Send Tanks, APCs to Iraq

By John Lee. The Czech government has given the go-ahead to supply 100 military vehicles to Iraq, to support the ongoing fight against Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL) militants. BasNews reports that the vehicles are reconditioned BVP-1 armoured personnel carriers (APCs) and T-72 tanks, to be supplied by a company called Excalibur Army. (Source: BasNews) […]