Iraq intends to buy Russian armored vehicles

Iraq intends buying Russian armored vehicles

Follow-Up ( Iraq intends to buy Russian made armored vehicles.

The Russian Military Manufacturing Magazine reported that “A delegation from the Iraqi Defense Ministry discussed, while participating in the RAE 2013 Expo held in the Russian Nijni Tajil city, with representatives of the Russian Oborone Exports Company the possibility of buying Russian armored vehicles.”

The Magazine quoted a source from the Russian Military Manufacturing Complex as saying “The Iraqi Army is interested in buying Russian BTR-8 armored vehicles as well as the possible chances for maintaining and updating its current tanks and armored vehicles which were bought from the former Soviet Union during the eighties of the last century.”

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