122mm BM-21 Grad


Iraq Receives Bulgarian D-20 Guns

The Iraqi Ministry of Defence (MoD) unveiled, on 13 January, one of the 152 mm D-20 artillery pieces that were recently delivered from Bulgaria. In a video released by the MoD, a Bulgarian diplomat said that a total of 18 D-20s had been delivered. Bulgaria announced in September that it had donated surplus arms and […]


Iraq Focuses on Swift Delivery of Russian Weaponry

A TOR-1A Solntsepek multiple rocket launcher (MRL) has been observed being unloaded in Baghdad: a revelation that appears to reflect a wider effort by Iraq to rapidly acquire inexpensive, but comparatively indiscriminate weaponry to fight the Sunni militants who have taken control of much of the north and west of the country. A Sunni opposition […]


Iraq Signs USD 1 Billion-Ams Deal with Russia

Iraqi government has recently signed a USD 1 billion-worth deal with Russian government to provide Iraqi army with heavy artillery, ballistic missile systems and ammunition. The Russian Interfax News Agency reported Wednesday that the deal was signed during a recent visit by Iraqi Defense Minister Saadoun Al-Dulaimi to Moscow. It added that the deal also […]


Gaza Militants Unveil New Rockets

The armed wings of both Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) have announced they are now armed with an array of new, longer-range rockets that they have made themselves: a development that makes the militants less dependent on rockets that are smuggled into the Gaza Strip to threaten Israel’s main population centres. The revelations […]


Fresh Clashes Erupt in Eastern Libya

Fresh clashes erupted in eastern¬†Libya¬†early on Monday between renegade forces loyal to retired general Khalifa Haftar and Islamist militias in and around the troubled city of Benghazi. Pan-Arab and local media reported heavy weapons, including Grad rockets, striking several parts of the city, with missiles being launched from its international airport, now under the control […]