Congress Commission on Security & Defense: Iraq's needs 6 aircraft squadrons 2017, we can defend Iraqi sky
Congress Commission on Security and Defense (the news): Iraq's needs (6) and squadrons of aircraft (2017), we can defend the Iraqi sky
On: Sun 04/12/2011 12:51
Baghdad (news) / report /.. A few days and separating Iraq to protect the airspace of the United States, U.S. Commission on Security and Defense Council of Representatives, confirmed that Iraq needs to (6) squadrons of aircraft (F-16), at least, to protect the environment, and that this protection is completed after a year (2017).
As Deputy Chairman of the Commission on Security and Defence and parliamentary deputy / coalition in Iraq / Iskandar and berries that Iraq needs to (6) squadrons of aircraft, at least to be able to protect Iraqi air space.
He and berries in a statement (for the Agency news): The ratio of the reality of Iraq's geographical area and boundaries of the large, we need to aircraft many devices air defense, Kalmsjat air and Alradiratt, and resistance to aircraft, noting that Alttaghizalbrai will vary in terms of companies and countries in the contract.
For his part, committee member and MP / Kurdistan Alliance / Hassan Jihad, the difficulty of identifying a specific timeframe for the processing of the Air Force and know its potential to protect the Iraqi sky.
Jihad said in a statement (for the Agency news) that the speed of the agreement between Iraq and the supplier companies for the weapons, will depend upon the speed of Ttaghizalarac arms air, indicating: that the major share of aircraft that will sign for Iraq, it is (F 16), and that the Americans will play distinctive in this the deal.
However, the Kurdish MP said: France, Italy and Russia will also play a role in arming the aircraft, noting that the states, Germany and Ukraine will sign with these countries to arm Iraq's ground forces.
To that, the member of the Security and Defense Committee and the representative of the parliamentary / National Alliance / Qassim al-Araji, a year after that (2017), Iraq will have an air force which can defend the Iraqi sky.
They said in a statement (of the Agency news): During the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to the United States of America, Satab Alomirkh Maliki administration to expedite the processing of Iraqi aircraft and execution of contracts signed between Iraq and the United States of America.
He continued a member of the Commission on Security and Defense: The absence of an air force sufficient to protect the atmosphere is not a justification for the survival of the occupation forces and the Iraqis should be prepared after the U.S. withdrawal, noting that the Iraqi Navy is able to manage the reins of Alamoredmn its field, and that the withdrawal of U.S. forces from the sea of Iraq is victory for the Iraqi negotiator.
For his part, between a member of the Security and Defense Committee and the representative of the parliamentary / National Alliance / Zamili Governor, that the army will remain in Iraqi cities as it is now, and that the seriousness of the current situation after the withdrawal.
He said Zamili in a statement (for the Agency news) that the current stage, especially the U.S. withdrawal, require to remain status quo, would not get to change plans as output the army and the survival of cities, however, the local police and federal, for the seriousness of the situation because of the presence of targets of the political process, and the work of violations of security.
The MP for the National: There are changes in the security leaders will reach figures that climbed up important positions in the security services, and they are far from this file, adding that the leaders that had a link Balomercan and he can not Commander in Chief of the armed forces change them because of their association, they will change.
The commander of the Iraqi Air Force team that Anwar Amin, Iraq plans to expand its fleet of aerial drones in the near future and that he hoped to sign an agreement to purchase a second set of F-16 aircraft by next year.
He said the Secretary on the sidelines of the Dubai Air Show held last month in the framework of Iraq's efforts to move away gradually on the air support the U.S.: it contemplates that held the signing of a deal for a second batch of 36 aircraft F-16 and Iraq intended to obtain, also said that were purchased eight Ten aircraft and the signing of the contract and hope to buy the eighteen other aircraft next year.
And pushed Iraq in September, the first installment for the purchase of the first group of military aircraft of worth about three billion dollars.
Amin said that the Iraqi Air Force already operates a fleet of sophisticated surveillance aircraft owned by a very small number of countries in the region. He added that the aircraft and over the past few years, is proud to use to monitor the activities of terrorists.
Earlier, the President of the Security and Defense Committee and the representative of the parliamentary / National Alliance / Hassan Sinead, that the Iraqi government does not feel that there is a danger in the collapse of the political process, especially after the American withdrawal.
Said Sinead, in an earlier statement (the news) that the government consider in mind and attention to the situation in Iraq in general and political, in particular for the period post-American withdrawal, explaining that there is no need to rally the American troops in the Gulf region if it was to preserve and support the political process, the political process stable .
The Chairman of the Commission on Security and Defence: the differences and intersections that occur between the period and the other between the political blocs do not affect the origin of the survival of the political process, but it is a kind of competition does not lead to the collapse of the political process in the country.
Iraq has signed and the United States, in 2008, the Framework Agreement strategy to support the ministries and agencies of the Iraqi transition from the strategic partnership with the Republic of Iraq to the areas of economic, diplomatic, cultural and security, based on the Strategic Framework Agreement and to reduce the number of reconstruction teams in the provinces, as well as providing important sustainable for the rule of law, including the police development program and the completion of the coordination and supervision and the report of the Fund for Iraq relief and reconstruction.
Under the security pact signed between Baghdad and Washington in late November of 2008 that it should withdraw all U.S. forces from all territories and waters and airspace of Iraq no later than December 31 of next year, 2011, and had withdrawn U.S. combat forces under the Convention of the cities and villages and towns of Iraq on 30 June 2009.
The Iraqi army now consists of 14 Army divisions spread over three leaders (land, air and sea), but most infantry divisions estimated many of its members more than 300 A, and has at present about 170 Russian tanks and the Hungarian-made, mostly made in aid from NATO to the government Iraq and the Iraqi army has nearly six thousand American military vehicle from Hummer, as well as Polish-made armored vehicles and wheels of American leadership.
The Iraqi army also has a number of helicopters, Russian and American-made, and a number of naval vessels in the port of Umm Qasr, to protect the export of Iraqi oil.
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