Deals Approved To Sell Iraq Nearly $3B In Military Vehicles

By Tony Bertuca / December 19, 2014 at 9:08 PM
The State Department has approved possible foreign military sales of 175 Abrams tanks to Iraq for $2.4 billion, along with 1,000 humvees for $579 million, according to recent announcements from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency. The tank deal would also cover a long list of ammunition, training and logistics support. "Iraq will use the M1A1 Abrams tanks to facilitate progress towards increasing its ability to quickly mobilize and defend its border," the Dec. 19 notice states. "Support of the M1A1...

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