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2018-08-30 Iraq
Iraq receives first shipment of Russian BMP-3 infantry vehicles
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Posted by trailing wife 2018-08-30 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6477 views ]  Top
 File under: Govt of Iraq 

#1 get other aid from russia too parasites
Posted by chris 2018-08-30 03:33||   2018-08-30 03:33|| Front Page Top

#2 That is NOT a BMP-3 at the website. Looks more like a modernized T-72.

However, Russian equipment isn't a bad choice for 3rd world and arab nations. Little to maintain, rugged, and works well against non-western foes.
Posted by DarthVader 2018-08-30 12:17||   2018-08-30 12:17|| Front Page Top

#3 But just think, it's more modern than a T-72 so it MUST be awesome! We all know how horribly scary russian military equipment is! Never mind that the T-72 was unable to penetrate the front armor of M1-A2's with dedicated anti-tank rounds from 500m, yet the A2's can punch right through the front of a T-72 from over 4000m.

Honestly they aren't a bad choice for places like Iraq as was said. If it shares brake fluid commonality with the T-72, hopefully they remind the crews not to drink it. Just because it acts like booze doesn't mean it won't kill ya.
Posted by Silentbrick 2018-08-30 12:23||   2018-08-30 12:23|| Front Page Top

#4 That is NOT a BMP-3 at the website. Looks more like a modernized T-72.

However, Russian equipment isn't a bad choice for 3rd world and arab nations. Little to maintain, rugged, and works well against non-western foes.


Yeah, not even close.

Also, it does reverse well, and when your army is being routed into the sea, it floats.
Posted by swksvolFF 2018-08-30 20:54||   2018-08-30 20:54|| Front Page Top

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