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Naval Vessels Delivered after 26-year Delay

By John Lee. Two naval vessels have reportedly been delivered to the Iraqi Navy after a 26-year delay. According to IHS Jane's Defence Weekly, the Assad-class corvettes were built in Italy by Fincantieri in the 1980s, but were not delivered due to the UN arms embargo on Iraq following its invasion of Kuwait in 1990. […]