Monday, March 05, 2012

Iraq getting M113s from US

Armor: Iraq Can't Get Enough M-113s

February 26, 2012: Iraq is receiving another 440 refurbished M-113 tracked armored vehicles this year to equip its new mechanized combat force. Iraq already has over 200 M-113s. The U.S. has built over 80,000 of these 12 ton tracked vehicles in over half a century. Carrying a crew of two and eleven passengers armament usually consists of a 12.7mm machine-gun (and often another 7.62mm machine-gun)....

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