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Iraq takes delivery of final batch of US tanks ~via Defense Talk

Iraq takes delivery of final batch of US tanks ~via Defense Talk

Iraq takes delivery of final batch of US tanks By Agence France-Presse on Thursday, August 30th, 2012 Related Articles South American bloc Mercosur to bar Fa... Russia rejects deadline for Annan's Sy... NATO invites Pakistan to key summit Iraq’s military took delivery of nine American M1A1 Abrams tanks, the last in an order of 140 that it has received over the past two years, the US embassy in Baghdad said in a statement on Wednesday. The tanks, which were displayed at a demonstration exercise at a military training complex southeast of the capital, are part of Baghdad’s efforts to build up its military, which US and Iraqi officials admit cannot secure the country’s borders, airspace, or maritime waters. “The Iraqi Army officially took possession of nine M1A1 tanks at Besmaya Combat Training Centre, Iraq, on August 27,” the statement said. The 140 tanks cost a total of $86...

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