Brahmand NewsPrevious Article
Brahmand NewsNext Article
Headlines
  • Eyeing jet deal, Saab offers full tech transfer to India:-Swedish defence giant Saab Group has said it would ensure "full" technology transfer of its Gripen-E fighter jet to India if the company gets the contract to supply a fleet of the single engine combat aircraft to Indian Air Force....
  • BRAHMOS successfully flight-tested from IAF’s Su-30MKI fighter aircraft :-BRAHMOS, the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile created history on 22nd Nov 2017 after it was successfully flight-tested first time from the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) frontline fighter aircraft Sukhoi-30MKI against a sea based target in the Bay of Bengal. The missile was gravity dropped from the Su-30 from fuselage, and the two stage missile’s engine fired up and straightway propelled towards the intended target at the sea in Bay of Bengal....
  • India-Myanmar Bilateral Army Exercise begins in Meghalaya:-The week-long army warfare exercise by India and Myanmar, the first to be held in the country, began on Monday at the Joint Warfare Centre at Umroi near here, officials said....
  • Govt retracts RFP for anti-tank missiles for Indian Army:-The government has decided to retract the process to acquire a batch of Spike anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) from Israel for the Indian Army, and asked premier defence research laboratory DRDO to develop it with indigenous technology....

US delivers Hellfire missiles, ammunition to Iraq

Article
Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print This Article

Hellfire loaded onto the rails of a US Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra. Photo: Wikipedia

BAGHDAD (AP): The US embassy to Iraq says that the United States has delivered 100 Hellfire missiles, along with assault rifles and ammunition as part of its anti-terrorism assistance to the country.

In a statement issued on Sunday, the US embassy said the delivery was made earlier this month in order to help bolster Iraq forces fighting a breakaway al-Qaida group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

The statement promised to send more weapons to Iraq in the coming weeks.

Since late December, Iraq's western cities have seen fierce clashes pitting government security forces and their allies from tribal Sunni militias against al-Qaida-linked militants and other insurgent groups.

The insurgents hold the city of Fallujah and parts of the Anbar provincial capital, Ramadi.

Tags:

US  Missiles  Ammunition  Iraq  
Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print Article

Other Related News

Pentagon asked to develop enduring defence ties with India

The Pentagon has been asked by US Congressional leaders to develop a "forward-looking" strategy to form an enduring defence relationship with India.

Upcoming Defence Exhibitions

BRAHMOS Missile Systems

Headlines

Brahmand World Defence Update 2017

Image Gallery