List of current equipment of the Iraqi Army

The following is a list of equipment currently in use with the Iraqi Army. For a list of previous equipment, please see List of former equipment of the Iraqi Army.

Equipment

Armour

 
An Iraqi M1A1 Abrams driving through an instructor course at Camp Taji, Iraq
 
A pair of BMP-1s at a coalition checkpoint in Tarmiya
 
Iraqi Armoured recovery vehicles
Name Origin Type In service Notes
Heavy armor
M1 Abrams United States Main battle tank 146[1]
T-90S Russia Main battle tank 36[2] 37 on order[3][4]
Lion of Babylon Soviet Union
Iraq
Main battle tank 127[1] Supplied by Czech Republic (50), Hungary (77)
M-88 Hercules United States Armoured recovery vehicle 24[1]
BREM-1 Soviet Union Armoured recovery vehicle 88[1] Supplied by Ukraine
VT-55A Czechoslovakia Armoured recovery vehicle 4[1] Supplied by Hungary
Light armor
BRDM-2 Russia Reconnaissance vehicle 13[1] Supplied by Ukraine
Otokar Akrep Turkey Reconnaissance vehicle 573[1]
HMMWV United States Light utility vehicle 8,614[1]
BMP-1 Soviet Union Infantry fighting vehicle 535[1] Supplied by Czech Republic (45), Greece (100), Ukraine (110), Bulgaria (280)
ATF Dingo Germany Infantry mobility vehicle 5[1] Supplied to the Kurdistan Region
Mohafiz Pakistan Infantry mobility vehicle 60[1]
Ain Jaria Poland, Iraq Infantry mobility vehicle 600[1]
Shorland APV United Kingdom Infantry mobility vehicle 72[1]
Cougar United States Infantry mobility vehicle 543[1]
Panhard France Armoured personnel carrier 10[1] Supplied by the United Arab Emirates
Panhard M3 France Armoured personnel carrier 44[1] Supplied by the United Arab Emirates
Talha Pakistan Armoured personnel carrier 44[1] Supplied by Jordan
BTR-80 Russia Armoured personnel carrier 98[1] Supplied by Hungary (66), Ukraine (32)
Mamba South Africa Armoured personnel carrier 115[1] Reva-3 variant
Barracuda South Korea Armoured personnel carrier 12[1]
BTR-4 Ukraine Armoured personnel carrier 270[1] 150 of the units are the BTR-4K variant
BTR-94 Ukraine Armoured personnel carrier 50[1] Supplied by Jordan
Saxon United Kingdom Armoured personnel carrier 60[1] Supplied by the United Arab Emirates
FV103 Spartan United Kingdom Armoured personnel carrier 100[1] Supplied by Jordan
M113 United States Armoured personnel carrier 1,004[1] 100 supplied from Jordan[1]
M1117 United States Armoured personnel carrier 264[1]
Caiman United States Armoured personnel carrier 267[1]
Artillery
M109 United States Self-propelled howitzer 44[1]
M198 United States Howitzer 120[1] 155mm artillery piece
Multiple rocket launchers
Type 63 China Multiple rocket launcher 20[1]
TOS-1 Soviet Union Multiple rocket launcher 10[1]
Air defence
Pantsir-S1 Russia Mobile SAM 24[1]
TWQ-1 Avenger United States Mobile SAM 8[1]

Army aviation

 
An Iraqi Bell 407 departs on a training mission
 
An Iraqi UH-1H depart on a Medivac mission
Aircraft Origin Type Variant In service Notes
Transport
Antonov An-178 Ukraine Transport 2 on order[5]
Helicopters
Bell 407 United States Light utility 25[5]
Bell UH-1 United States Utility UH-1H 15[5]
Bell OH-58 United States Scout OH-58C 8[5]
Mil Mi-17 Russia Transport/Utility Mi-8/17 42[5]
Mil Mi-24 Russia Attack Mi-35 14[5]
Mil Mi-28 Russia Close air support/Anti-armor 11 4 on order[5]
Eurocopter EC635 Germany Utility/Light attack 24[5]
Trainer aircraft
Bell 407 United States Trainer 3[5]
Bell OH-58 United States Trainer OH-58C 1[5]
Drones
CH-4 China MALE unmanned aerial vehicle CH-4B 4[6] Transferred from IQAF

References

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  2. ^ "Iraq Receives 36 T-90S Tanks From Russia". DefenseWorld. Archived from the original on 2018-02-21. Retrieved 20 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "T-90 MBTs delivered to Iraq". Jane's 360. Archived from the original on 2018-02-19. Retrieved 20 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Iraq Receives 36 T-90S Tanks From Russia". DefenseWorld. Archived from the original on 2018-02-21. Retrieved 20 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "World Air Forces 2016 pg. 21". Flightglobal Insight. 2015. Archived from the original on 2016-01-19. Retrieved 4 January 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi and Justin Bronk (17 December 2018). "Armed Drones in the Middle East: Proliferation and Norms in the Region" (PDF). Occasional Papers. Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).