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A set of classical photos of vehicles used during the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990) by the Progressive Socialist Party armed militia:
Photos gathered By Mathieu Morant and Bassel AbiChahine
A set of classical photos of vehicles used during the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990) by the Lebanese Forces armed militia:
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On March 26, Blue Cedar, bilateral amphibious exercise organized by France and Lebanon, was held in the bay of Jounieh north of Beirut. As a sign of the French commitment for defense cooperation with Lebanon Cedar Blue was conducted for the second consecutive year jointly by the Lebanese Armed Forces and the French amphibious group deployed within the Jeanne d’Arc mission.
The Lebanese Armed Forces engaged a mechanized section equipped with M113 APCs, two airborne infantry platoons along with three UH-1H and two Gazelle helicopters, two EDIC landing craft and fifty naval commandos with their boats. One Cessna AC-208B Combat Caravan and three patrol boats completed the monitoring device.
On French side: besides the BPC Tonnerre and the Georges Leygues anti-submarine warfare (ASW) frigate, the amphibious group included two hundred legionaries of the 6th Light Armored Brigade, embarked with some fifty vehicles. A fast amphibious landing craft (EDAR), two barges carrying equipment, an Army Puma, two Army Gazelle and a Navy Alouette 3 helicopters completed the device during the year.
Sources & Photo credits: Lebanese Army Website, Ministère de La defense, AFP…
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Photo Credits and Source: Bahrain News Agency
From February 28 up to March 1st 2013, the Force Commander Reserve (FCR) conducted a joint fire exercise with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) in the Naqoura region.
For two days, Steel Storm exercise allowed shooting training for all the operational units of the FCR while strengthening cooperation between UNIFIL and the LAF.
French (VBL, VBCI and VAB) and Lebanese (M113) armored vehicles, equipped with various weapons on board (gun 7.62, 12.7, 20 and 25 cannon and PGM rifle), succeeded one another on the shooting range south of Naqoura. Nearly 15,000 cartridges of all calibers were fired at distant targets from 400 to 1400 meters. The French military also practiced shooting on machine gun superstructure in order to develop skills of combat shooting from vehicles and improve the efficiency of the shooter.
Source: Ministère de la Défense
The Libyan Army Tank Battalion 204 graduation ceremony was the opportunity to see maintenance courses given to the new elements on various vehicles:
Photo Credits and Source: Libyan Army General Staff Facebook page
Source: Lebanese Army Website
Photo Credits: http://www.alwakeelnews.com