Securing Tripoli (2)

More photos published by the Lebanese Army Website regarding the military operations in the city of Tripoli:

 

A Lebanese Army M113A2 of the Sea Commandos (Maghaweer Al Ba7er) Regiment, April 2, 2014. Note the side protection shields.

A Lebanese Army M113A2 of the Sea Commandos (Maghaweer Al Ba7er) Regiment, April 2, 2014. Note the side protection shields.

Lebanese Army M113A2 APCs of the Sea Commandos (Maghaweer Al Ba7er) Regiment, April 2, 2014.

Lebanese Army M113A2 APCs of the Sea Commandos (Maghaweer Al Ba7er) Regiment, April 2, 2014.

A Lebanese Army Caterpillar 950F Wheel Loader of the 4th Intervention Regiment, April 2, 2014.

A Lebanese Army Caterpillar 950F Wheel Loader of the 4th Intervention Regiment, April 2, 2014.

 

Source: Lebanese Army Website

Securing Tripoli

Photos published by the Lebanese Army Website regarding the launched campaign to quell the violence in the northern city of Tripoli:

Lebanese Army M113A2 APCs of the 4th Intervention Regiment.

Lebanese Army M113A2 APCs of the 4th Intervention Regiment, Tripoli, April 1, 2014.

Lebanese Army M113A2 APCs of the 4th Intervention Regiment.

Lebanese Army M113A2 APCs of the 4th Intervention Regiment, Tripoli, April 1, 2014.

Lebanese Army M113A2 APCs of the 4th Intervention Regiment.

Lebanese Army M113A2 APCs of the 4th Intervention Regiment, Tripoli, April 1, 2014.

Lebanese Army Caterpillar 950F Wheel Loader and VAB w/"AMX" turret of the 4th Intervention Regiment.

Lebanese Army Caterpillar 950F Wheel Loader and VAB w/”AMX” turret of the 4th Intervention Regiment, Tripoli, April 1, 2014.

Lebanese Army Caterpillar 950F Wheel Loader and VAB w/"AMX" turret of the 4th Intervention Regiment.

Lebanese Army Caterpillar 950F Wheel Loader and VAB w/”AMX” turret of the 4th Intervention Regiment, Tripoli, April 1, 2014.

Lebanese Army M113A2 APCs of the 4th Intervention Regiment.

Lebanese Army M113A2 APCs of the 4th Intervention Regiment, Tripoli, April 1, 2014.

 

 

Source: Lebanese Army Website

Middle Eastern Urutus

Tunisian National Guard

الحرس الوطني التونسي

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A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, March 2011.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, March 2011.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control,  January 2011. (AP Photo/Hedi Ben Salem)

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, January 2011. (AP Photo/Hedi Ben Salem)

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, April 2011.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, April 2011.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, April 2011.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, April 2011.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, April 2011.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, April 2011.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, April 2011.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, April 2011.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, November 2011.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, November 2011.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, May 2012.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, May 2012.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, June 2012.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control, June 2012.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

A Tunisian National Guard EE-11 URUTU Riot Control.

 

 

Libyan National Army

الجيش الوطني الليبي

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Libyan Army EE-11 URUTUs with Type 83 MRL.

A Libyan Army EE-11 URUTU with a Type 83 MRL.

 

 

Jordanian Gendarmerie

قوات الدرك الاردنية

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A Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with a KADDB weapon station.

A Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with a KADDB weapon station.

A Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with a KADDB weapon station.

A Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with a KADDB weapon station.

A Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with a KADDB weapon station.

A Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with a KADDB weapon station.

Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTUs with ET-MD turret, May 2010.

Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTUs with ET-MD turret, May 2010.

ONUCI Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTUs with ET-MD turret in Ivory Coast.

ONUCI Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTUs with ET-MD turret in Ivory Coast.

A ONUCI Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with ET-MD turret in Ivory Coast.

A ONUCI Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with ET-MD turret in Ivory Coast.

ONUCI Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTUs with ET-MD turret in Ivory Coast.

ONUCI Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTUs with ET-MD turret in Ivory Coast.

A ONUCI Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with ET-MD turret in Ivory Coast.

A ONUCI Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with ET-MD turret in Ivory Coast.

A ONUCI Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with ET-MD turret in Ivory Coast.

A ONUCI Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with ET-MD turret in Ivory Coast.

A Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with ET-MD turret, December 2013.

A Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with ET-MD turret, December 2013.

A Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with a KADDB weapon station, December 2013.

A Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with a KADDB weapon station, December 2013.

A Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with a KADDB weapon station, December 2013.

A Jordanian Gendarmerie EE-11 URUTU with a KADDB weapon station, December 2013.

 

More Urutus can be seen here, here and here.

The Lebanese Armed Forces New Comers

A little more is known about the very large arms contracts France is preparing to negotiate with Lebanon, with the support of Saudi Arabia(*). Among those contracts France will deliver to the Lebanese Armed Forces a number SA 342M Gazelle Viviane and EC725 Caracal helicopters and Light Armored Vehicles such as VBL light armored vehicles and PVP light APCs:

EC725 Caracal

LCAR4637

LCAR5456

LCAR5473

LCAR0935

LCAR0410

LCAR0960

 

 

 

SA 342M Gazelle Viviane

 

LGAZ4551

LGAZ3581

 

 

VBL light armored vehicle

 

LVBL450

LVBL1444

LVBL1448

LVBL1450

LVBL1451

LVBL2402

LVBL2409

LVBL4674

LVBL4705

LVBL5882

LVBL5907

 

 

Panhard PVP light APC

 

LPVP0185

LPVP0198

LPVP0263

LPVP3750

LPVP4125

LPVP4536

LPVP4542

LPVP4662

LPVP4668

LPVP6038

 

 

Photo Credits: Chadi RACHID

Steel Storm 2014

From February 24 up to February 28 2014, the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) conducted a joint live fire exercise with French, Italian , Finnish, Irish , Serbian, Spanish and Indonesian UNIFIL contingents.

Among the vehicles involved in this exercise are the French VAB, VBCI, VBL and P4, the Italian Centauro, Puma and Lince, the Spanish VEC and Lince and for the Lebanese Army the M113 and M998 HMMWV.

A Lebanese Army M113A1 w/ZU-23-2 of the 5th Mechanized Brigade during the exercise.

A Lebanese Army M113A1 w/ZU-23-2 of the 5th Mechanized Brigade during the exercise.

A Lebanese Army M998 HMMWV of the 5th Mechanized Brigade during the exercise.

A Lebanese Army M998 HMMWV of the 5th Mechanized Brigade during the exercise.

A SPANBATT UNIFIL LMV Lince during the exercise.

A SPANBATT UNIFIL LMV Lince during the exercise.

A FRENCHBATT UNIFIL VBCI during the exercise.

A FRENCHBATT UNIFIL VBCI during the exercise.

A FRENCHBATT UNIFIL VBL RECO during the exercise.

A FRENCHBATT UNIFIL VBL RECO during the exercise.

A FRENCHBATT UNIFIL VAB CERAMIC during the exercise.

A FRENCHBATT UNIFIL VAB CERAMIC during the exercise.

FRENCHBATT UNIFIL VBCI IFVs and Lebanese Army M113A1 APCs of the 5th Mechanized Brigade during the exercise.

FRENCHBATT UNIFIL VBCI IFVs and Lebanese Army M113A1 APCs of the 5th Mechanized Brigade during the exercise.

A FRENCHBATT UNIFIL P4 and a Lebanese Army M998 of the 5th Mechanized Brigade during the exercise.

A FRENCHBATT UNIFIL P4 and a Lebanese Army M998 of the 5th Mechanized Brigade during the exercise.

An ITALBATT B1 Centauro tank destroyer and a VTLM Lince next to a A SPANBATT LMV Lince during the exercise.

An ITALBATT B1 Centauro tank destroyer and a VTLM Lince next to a A SPANBATT LMV Lince during the exercise.

ITALBATT B1 Centauro tank destroyers and a VTLM Lince next to a A SPANBATT LMV Lince and VEC-M1 during the exercise.

ITALBATT B1 Centauro tank destroyers and a VTLM Lince next to a A SPANBATT LMV Lince and VEC-M1 during the exercise.

An ITALBATT Puma AFV during the exercise.

An ITALBATT Puma AFV during the exercise.

ITALBATT B1 Centauro tank destroyers during the exercise.

ITALBATT B1 Centauro tank destroyers during the exercise.

French, Italian, Spanish and Lebanese vehicles during the exercise.

French, Italian, Spanish and Lebanese vehicles during the exercise.

An ITALBATT VTLM Lince during the exercise.

An ITALBATT VTLM Lince during the exercise.

A Lebanese Army M113A1 w/ZU-23-2 of the 5th Mechanized Brigade facing ITALBATT vehicles.

A Lebanese Army M113A1 w/ZU-23-2 of the 5th Mechanized Brigade facing ITALBATT vehicles.

 

Sources:

Lebanese Army Website

Ministère de la Défense

Ministro della Difesa

Ministerio de Defensa

Tentara Nasional Indonesia

Syrian Gun Truck

A Syrian National Defence Forces Ural-4320 gun truck carrying a 57mm AZP S-60 AA gun, Homs area, January 31, 2014.

A Syrian National Defence Forces Ural-4320 gun truck carrying a 57mm AZP S-60 AA gun, Homs area, January 31, 2014.

A Syrian National Defence Forces Ural-4320 gun truck carrying a 57mm AZP S-60 AA gun, Homs area, February 2, 2014.

A Syrian National Defence Forces Ural-4320 gun truck carrying a 57mm AZP S-60 AA gun, Homs area, February 2, 2014.

A Syrian National Defence Forces Ural-4320 gun truck carrying a 57mm AZP S-60 AA gun, Homs area, January 28, 2014.

A Syrian National Defence Forces Ural-4320 gun truck carrying a 57mm AZP S-60 AA gun, Homs area, January 28, 2014.