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Investors Iraq News
01-29-2018, 03:24 PM
By John Lee.
US-based General Dynamics, which produces Abrams tanks, has reportedly suspended its maintenance program in Iraq after one of its tanks was provided to the Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi Popular Mobilization Force (PMF).
Iraq’s al-Ghad Press has reports that the company withdrew from its base at Baghdad’s al-Muthanna airport after finding out that Iraq violated the terms of the contract which only authorized the Iraqi army to use the US-provided tanks.
Iraq owns 140 M1 Abrams tanks, sixty*of which are now out of service.
Read more here. (http://www.kurdistan24.net/en/news/c42aa6e8-115f-4585-83b9-4c84511195ad)
(Source: Kurdistan 24)

Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. (http://www.iraq-businessnews.com/2018/01/29/us-firm-suspends-tank-maintenance-in-iraq/)

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