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List of current equipment of the Iraqi Army

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The following is a list of equipment currently in use with the Iraqi Army. For a list of previous equipment, please see List of former equipment of the Iraqi Army.

Equipment

Army Aviation

An Iraqi Bell 407 departs on a training mission
An Iraqi UH-1H depart on a Medivac mission
Aircraft Origin Type Variant In service Notes
Transport
Antonov An-178 Ukraine transport 2 on order[1]
Helicopters
Bell 407 United States light utility 25[1]
Bell UH-1 United States utility UH-1H 15[1]
Bell OH-58 United States scout OH-58C 8[1]
Mil Mi-17 Russia transport / utility Mi-8/17 42[1]
Mil Mi-24 Russia attack Mi-35 14[1]
Mil Mi-28 Russia CAS / anti-armor 11 4 on order[1]
Eurocopter EC635 France utility/light attack 24[1]
Trainer aircraft
Bell 407 United States trainer 3[1]
Bell OH-58 United States trainer OH-58C 1[1]
Drones
CH-4 China MALE UAV CH-4B 4[2] Transferred from IQAF

Armour

An Iraqi M1A1 Abrams driving through an instructor course at Camp Taji, Iraq
A pair of BMP-1s at a coalition checkpoint in Tarmiya
Iraqi Armoured recovery vehicles
Name Origin Type In service Notes
Heavy armor
M1 Abrams United States Main battle tank 146[3]
T-90S Russia Main battle tank 36[4] 37 on order[5][6]
T-72 Soviet Union Main battle tank 127[3] supplied by Czech Republic (50), Hungary (77)
M-88 Hercules United States Armoured recovery vehicle 24[3]
BREM-1 Soviet Union Armoured recovery vehicle 88[3] supplied by Ukraine
VT-55A Czechoslovakia Armoured recovery vehicle 4[3] supplied by Hungary
Light armor
BRDM-2 Russia Reconnaissance 13[3] supplied by Ukraine
Otokar Akrep Turkey Reconnaissance 573[3]
HMMWV United States light utility vehicle 8,614[3]
BMP-1 Soviet Union Infantry fighting vehicle 535[3] supplied by Czech Republic (45), Greece (100), Ukraine (110), Bulgaria (280)
ATF Dingo Germany Infantry mobility vehicle 5[3] supplied to the Kurdish Regional Government
Mohafiz Pakistan Infantry mobility vehicle 60[3]
Dzik Poland Infantry mobility vehicle 600[3]
Shorland APV United Kingdom Infantry mobility vehicle 72[3]
Cougar United States Infantry mobility vehicle 543[3]
Panhard France Armoured personnel carrier 10[3] supplied by the United Arab Emirates
Panhard M3 France Armoured personnel carrier 44[3] supplied by the United Arab Emirates
Talha Pakistan Armoured personnel carrier 44[3] supplied by Jordan
BTR-80 Russia Armoured personnel carrier 98[3] supplied by Hungary (66), Ukraine (32)
Mamba South Africa Armoured personnel carrier 115[3] Reva-3 variant
Barracuda South Korea Armoured personnel carrier 12[3]
BTR-4 Ukraine Armoured personnel carrier 270[3] 150 of the units are the BTR-4K variant
BTR-94 Ukraine Armoured personnel carrier 50[3] supplied by Jordan
Saxon United Kingdom Armoured personnel carrier 60[3] supplied by the United Arab Emirates
FV103 Spartan United Kingdom Armoured personnel carrier 100[3] supplied by Jordan
M113 United States Armoured personnel carrier 1,004[3] 100 supplied from Jordan[3]
M1117 United States Armoured personnel carrier 264[3]
Caiman United States Armoured personnel carrier 267[3]
Artillery
M109 United States Self-propelled howitzer 44[3]
M198 United States Howitzer 120[3] 155mm artillery piece
MLRS
Type 63 China Multiple rocket launcher 20[3]
TOS-1 Soviet Union Multiple rocket launcher 10[3]
Air defence
Pantsir-S1 Russia Mobile SAM 24[3]
TWQ-1 Avenger United States Mobile SAM 8[3]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "World Air Forces 2016 pg. 21". Flightglobal Insight. 2015. Archived from the original on 2016-01-19. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
  2. ^ Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi and Justin Bronk (17 December 2018). "Armed Drones in the Middle East: Proliferation and Norms in the Region" (PDF). Occasional Papers. Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah "SIPRI". Stockholm Int’l Research Institute. Archived from the original on 2010-04-14. Retrieved 21 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Iraq Receives 36 T-90S Tanks From Russia". DefenseWorld. Archived from the original on 2018-02-21. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  5. ^ "T-90 MBTs delivered to Iraq". Jane's 360. Archived from the original on 2018-02-19. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Iraq Receives 36 T-90S Tanks From Russia". DefenseWorld. Archived from the original on 2018-02-21. Retrieved 20 February 2018.