marketing advertising on Army Recognition
a
 

Defence News - United States

 
 
Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 10:31 AM
 
United States gives 200 M113 tracked armoured vehicles personnel carrier to Lebanon.
The United States has given 200 M113 tracked armoured personnel carrier vehicles to Lebanon, the Lebanese army said on Monday, January 7, 2013, bolstering forces that have been struggling to deal with sectarian violence inflamed by the war across the border in Syria. The M113 armored personnel carriers (APCs) arrived by ship to Beirut on Sunday, the army said in a statement.
     
The United States has given 200 M113 tracked armoured personnel carrier vehicles to Lebanon, the Lebanese army said on Monday, January 7, 2013, bolstering forces that have been struggling to deal with sectarian violence inflamed by the war across the border in Syria. The M113 armored personnel carriers (APCs) arrived by ship to Beirut on Sunday, the army said in a statement.
M113 of Lebanese army with Russian made ZU-23-2 23mm anti-aircraft machine gun. Around 1,100 M113 armoured vehicles are already in service with the Lebanese Army.
     

The United States has provided more than $140 million in equipment and assistance to the Lebanese armed forces in the past six months, including six Huey 2 helicopters, a 42-metre coastal security craft, more than 1,000 guns - including grenade launchers -- and 38 million rounds of ammunition.

Lebanon, still rebuilding after its 15-year civil war, has seen clashes between gunmen loyal to opposing sides in neighboring Syria's conflict, mostly in the northern port town of Tripoli, but also in the capital Beirut and the southern coastal city of Sidon.

Syrian forces have occasionally breached the Lebanese border to battle with rebels who are fighting to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and take refuge in Lebanese border towns. Syrian mortar bombs have also targeted Lebanese villages.

Few expect a fight between Lebanon and its much larger neighbor Syria, a country whose troops were garrisoned in Lebanon until 2005 and still has influence over the security services.

 
 
< Prev   Next >
 
--------------------------- FLASH NEWS ---------------------------
Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced that Iran has designed a new powerful and high-precision missile dubbed 'Sayyad (Hunter) 3' to be mounted on its long-range S-200 anti-aircraft system. Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced that Iran has designed a new powerful and high-precision missile dubbed 'Sayyad (Hunter) 3' to be mounted on its long-range S-200 ...
 
Army Recognition is proud to announce the launch of its new Website http://www.DefenseWebTV.com. For the first time on the Internet, Army Recognition will provide a Defense & Security channel with video dedicated for the Defense and Security Industry.
Army Recognition the only officila online Show Daily News Eurosatory 2014 Defense Security Exhibition Paris France
MSPO 2014 Defense Industry Exhibition  Kilece Poland
IDEX 2015 Official Online Show daily news Army Recognition coverage report International Defence Exhibition Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates army military defense industry technology
Rafael Israel Defense Industry at AUSA 2013 booth 2807
CMI Defence Weapons System Turret Company Belgium
Tenders Defence Security  global International world worldwide tender public government ministry official agency bids news RFPs RFQs RFP RFQ procurement notices information request bids business opportunities online

FNSS defense company industry armoured amphibious vehicle turret manufacturer supplier Turkey Turkish military combat army military technology

Shaanxi Baoji Special Vehicles Manufacturing is one of Chinese leading design and production centres for wheeled armoured 4x4 and 6x6 tactical vehicles
MBDA missile systems France French defense industry

Rafael Israel Israeli defence industry military technology equipment
Streit Group advertising logo
Lockheed Martin
Musthane
CMI Defence weapon  systems for armoured vehicle


Thales France French Defence Industry
P&C International consulting and services provider for trade shows
SSangyong belgiumadvertising

Subscribe NewsLetter