Saif Abdullah

Some photos gathered from the net about the largest military exercise in the history of Saudi Arabia, “Saif Abdullah”, literally “Sword of Abdullah”, held in April 2014:

Royal Saudi Land Force M-ATV Special Force Vehicle version MRAPs during the closing parade.

Royal Saudi Land Force M-ATV Special Force Vehicle version MRAPs during the closing parade.

RSLF M-ATV SFV version MRAPs during the closing parade.

RSLF M-ATV SFV version MRAPs during the closing parade.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M-ATV Special Force Vehicle version MRAP during the exercise.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M-ATV Special Force Vehicle version MRAP during the exercise.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M-ATV SFV version MRAP during the exercise.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M-ATV SFV version MRAP during the exercise.

A RSLV M-ATV SFV version MRAP during the exercise.

A RSLV M-ATV SFV version MRAP during the exercise.

A RSLV M-ATV SFV version MRAP during the exercise.

A RSLV M-ATV SFV version MRAP during the exercise.

RSLV M-ATV SFV version MRAPs heading for exercise.

RSLV M-ATV SFV version MRAPs heading for exercise.

RSLV M-ATV SFV version MRAPs heading for exercise.

RSLV M-ATV SFV version MRAPs heading for exercise.

RSLV M-ATV SFV version MRAPs heading for exercise.

RSLV M-ATV SFV version MRAPs heading for exercise.

RSLV M-ATV Special Force Vehicle version MRAPs during the exercise.

RSLV M-ATV Special Force Vehicle version MRAPs during the exercise.

RSLV M-ATV Special Force Vehicle version MRAPs during the exercise.

RSLV M-ATV Special Force Vehicle version MRAPs during the exercise.

RSLF M-ATV SFV version MRAPs during the closing parade.

RSLF M-ATV SFV version MRAPs during the closing parade.

A RSLF M-ATV SFV version MRAP during the closing parade.

A RSLF M-ATV SFV version MRAP during the closing parade.

RSLF M1097A2 shelter carrier communication vehicles during the closing parade.

RSLF M1097A2 shelter carrier communication vehicles during the closing parade.

RSLF M1025A2 HMMWVs and M1 Abrams MBTs during the exercise.

RSLF M1025A2 HMMWVs and M1 Abrams MBTs during the exercise.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M1025A2 HMMWV during the exercise.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M1025A2 HMMWV during the exercise.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M1044 HMMWV disembarking.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M1044 HMMWV disembarking.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M1044 HMMWV disembarking.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M1044 HMMWV disembarking.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M1151 HMMWV during the exercise.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M1151 HMMWV during the exercise.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M1151 HMMWV between M728 CEVs and M163 VADs during the closing parade.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M1151 HMMWV between M728 CEVs and M163 VADs during the closing parade.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M1151 HMMWV preceding M728 CEVs during the closing parade.

A Royal Saudi Land Force M1151 HMMWV preceding M728 CEVs during the closing parade.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs during the closing parade.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs during the closing parade.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs during the closing parade.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs during the closing parade.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs during the closing parade.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs during the closing parade.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs during the exercise.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs during the exercise.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs heading for the exercise.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs heading for the exercise.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs heading for the exercise.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs heading for the exercise.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs transported by an M911 tank transporter heading for the exercise.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs transported by an M911 tank transporter heading for the exercise.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs transported by an M911 tank transporter heading for the exercise.

RSLF M60A3 MBTs transported by an M911 tank transporter heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT transported by an M1070 tank transporter heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT transported by an M1070 tank transporter heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT transported by an M1070 tank transporter heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT transported by an M1070 tank transporter heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT transported by an M1070 tank transporter heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT transported by an M1070 tank transporter heading for the exercise.

RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBTs heading for the exercise.

RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBTs heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT transported by an M911 tank transporter heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT transported by an M911 tank transporter heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M1A2 Abrams MBT heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M2A2 Bradley IFV heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M2A2 Bradley IFV heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M2A2 Bradley IFV heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M2A2 Bradley IFV heading for the exercise.

RSLF M2A2 Bradley IFVs heading for the exercise.

RSLF M2A2 Bradley IFVs heading for the exercise.

RSLF M2A2 Bradley IFVs during the closing parade.

RSLF M2A2 Bradley IFVs during the closing parade.

A RSLF M88A1 ARV heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M88A1 ARV heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M88A1 ARV heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M88A1 ARV heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M88A1 ARV heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M88A1 ARV heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M88A1 ARV heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M88A1 ARV heading for the exercise.

RSLF M109 SPHs during the closing parade.

RSLF M109 SPHs during the closing parade.

A RSLF M992 FAASV heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M992 FAASV heading for the exercise.

RSLF Astros II MLRSs during the closing parade.

RSLF Astros II MLRSs during the closing parade.

RSLF Shahine firing and acquisition units during the closing parade.

Royal Saudi Air Defence Shahine firing and acquisition units during the closing parade.

The RSLF MIM-23 Hawk during the closing parade.

The Royal Saudi Air Defence MIM-23 Hawk during the closing parade.

RSLF MIM-23 Hawk towed by M923A1 trucks during the closing parade.

Royal Saudi Air Defence MIM-23 Hawk towed by M923A1 trucks during the closing parade.

Royal Saudi Strategic Missile Force DF-3A balistic missile towed by Steyr 6x6 trucks during the closing parade.

Royal Saudi Strategic Missile Force DF-3A balistic missile towed by Steyr 6×6 trucks during the closing parade.

Royal Saudi Strategic Missile Force DF-3A balistic missile towed by Steyr 6x6 trucks during the closing parade.

Royal Saudi Strategic Missile Force DF-3A balistic missile towed by Steyr 6×6 trucks during the closing parade.

Royal Saudi Strategic Missile Force DF-3A balistic missile towed by Steyr 6x6 trucks during the closing parade.

Royal Saudi Strategic Missile Force DF-3A balistic missile towed by Steyr 6×6 trucks during the closing parade.

Royal Saudi Strategic Missile Force DF-3A balistic missile towed by Steyr 6x6 trucks during the closing parade.

Royal Saudi Strategic Missile Force DF-3A balistic missile towed by Steyr 6×6 trucks during the closing parade.

A RSLF M934 Expansible van truck and M977 cargo trucksheading for the exercise.

A RSLF M934 Expansible van truck and M977 cargo trucksheading for the exercise.

A RSLF M934 Expansible van truck heading for the exercise.

A RSLF M934 Expansible van truck heading for the exercise.

RSLF M911 tank transporters heading for the exercise.

RSLF M911 tank transporters heading for the exercise.

RSLF M911 tank transporters carrying M113A2s heading for the exercise.

RSLF M911 tank transporters carrying M113A2s heading for the exercise.

RSLF M911 tank transporters carrying M113A2s heading for the exercise.

RSLF M911 tank transporters carrying M113A2s heading for the exercise.

RSLF M911 tank transporters carrying M113A2s heading for the exercise.

RSLF M911 tank transporters carrying M113A2s heading for the exercise.

Royal Saudi Air Defence Patriot launching batteries mounted on  M860 semitrailer towed by M983 HEMTTs during the closing parade.

Royal Saudi Air Defence Patriot launching batteries mounted on M860 semitrailer towed by M983 HEMTTs during the closing parade.

RSLF FNSS ACV-S IFVs and FNSS M113A300 APCs among other vehicles during the exercise.

RSLF FNSS ACV-S IFVs and FNSS M113A300 APCs among other vehicles during the exercise.

Royal Saudi Marines Pegaso BMR-600 APCs during the exercise.

Royal Saudi Marines Pegaso BMR-600 APCs during the exercise.

Royal Saudi Marines Pegaso BMR-600 APCs during the exercise.

Royal Saudi Marines Pegaso BMR-600 APCs during the exercise.

Saudi Arabian National Guard VLRA 1 TPK 6.50 SH trucks during the closing parade.

Saudi Arabian National Guard VLRA 1 TPK 6.50 SH trucks during the closing parade.

Royal Saudi Air Force Airbus Military A330 MRTT, Eurofighter Typhoon and F-15 Eagle jets during the closing parade.

Royal Saudi Air Force Airbus Military A330 MRTT, Eurofighter Typhoon and F-15 Eagle jets during the closing parade.

RSAF F-15 Eagle jets during the closing parade.

RSAF F-15 Eagle jets during the closing parade.

RSAF BAE Hamk 65 jets during the closing parade.

RSAF BAE Hamk 65 jets during the closing parade.

RSAF BAE Hamk 65 jets during the closing parade.

RSAF BAE Hamk 65 jets during the closing parade.

RSAF AH-64 attack helicopters during the closing parade.

RSAF AH-64 attack helicopters during the closing parade.

RSAF AH-64 attack helicopters during the closing parade.

RSAF AH-64 attack helicopters during the closing parade.

RSLF Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawk and Bell OH-58 Kiowa helicopters during the exercise.

RSLF Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawk and Bell OH-58 Kiowa helicopters during the exercise.

A RSLF Bell OH-58 Kiowa helicopter during the exercise.

A RSLF Bell OH-58 Kiowa helicopter during the exercise.

 

 

 

 

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

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

Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990) Vehicles (3): The Mourabitoun vehicles.

MOUBT 1745520499

A Mourabitoun militia BTR-152, Abdel Nasser Mosque vicinity, Beirut, August 1982.

MOUZU 024

Mourabitoun militia ZSU-23-4M Shilka SPAAGs and a Land Rover Series III LWB, Abdel Nasser Mosque vicinity, Beirut, August 1982.

MOUZU 42291201

A Mourabitoun militia ZSU-23-4M Shilka SPAAG, Holiday Inn vicinity, Beirut, 1982.

MOUZU 1800345860

A Mourabitoun militia ZSU-23-4M Shilka SPAAG and a T-34/85, Ain El-Mraysse vicinity, Beirut, 1982.

MOUTT 322397752

A Mourabitoun militia T-34/85 and a BM-11 mounted on Isuzu TW truck, Holiday Inn vicinity, Beirut, 1982.

MOUTT 1473275522

A Mourabitoun militia T-34/85 and a BM-11 mounted on Isuzu TW truck, Normandy vicinity, Beirut, 1982.

MOUTT 012

Knocked out Mourabitoun militia T-34/85 tanks, Tarik El-Jdideh vicinity, Beirut, 1982.

MOUTT 011

A Mourabitoun militia T-34/85, West Beirut, 1982.

MOUTE 015

A Mourabitoun militia 3rd generation Chevrolet/GMC C/K-Series pickup armed with a Zastava M55 20mm triple cannon, Beirut, May 1981.

A Mourabitoun militia V-100 Cadillac Gage Commando in front of the main entrance of the Holiday Inn hotel, Beirut 1977.

MOUCO 6454

A Mourabitoun militia V-100 Cadillac Gage Commando in front of the main entrance of the Holiday Inn hotel, Beirut 1977.

MOUMC 016

A Mourabitoun militia M113 ACAV, Beirut, mid-1970s.

Sources: Various

Graduation Day at the 204 Tank Battalion

A Libyan Army Safir light utility vehicle leading BRDM-2s of Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army Safir light utility vehicle leading BRDM-2s of Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army Safir light utility vehicle leading BRDM-2s of Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army Safir light utility vehicle leading BRDM-2s of Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army Safir light utility vehicle leading BRDM-2s of Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army Safir light utility vehicle leading BRDM-2s of Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army Iranian made Safir light utility vehicle of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army Iranian made Safir light utility vehicle of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army Iranian made Safir light utility vehicle of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army Iranian made Safir light utility vehicle of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army Iranian made Safir light utility vehicle of the Katiba 204, late April 2013. The version seen here is usually equipped with a 106mm recoilless rifle.

A Libyan Army Iranian made Safir light utility vehicle of the Katiba 204, late April 2013. The version seen here is usually equipped with a 106mm recoilless rifle.

Libyan Army BRDM-2s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BRDM-2s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BRDM-2s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BRDM-2s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BRDM-2s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BRDM-2s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army 9P122 "Malyutka" of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army 9P122 “Malyutka” of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army 9P122 "Malyutka" of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army 9P122 “Malyutka” of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army M113 of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army M113 of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army M113 of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army M113 of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A Libyan Army M106 with BPU-1 turret of the Katiba 204, late April 2013. The turret previously equipped BTR-60PB vehicles.

A Libyan Army M106 with BPU-1 turret of the Katiba 204, late April 2013. The turret previously equipped BTR-60PB vehicles.

A Libyan Army M106 with BPU-1 turret of the Katiba 204, late April 2013. The turret previously equipped BTR-60PB vehicles.

A Libyan Army M106 with BPU-1 turret of the Katiba 204, late April 2013. The turret previously equipped BTR-60PB vehicles.

A Libyan Army M106 with 90mm DEFA D921 gun H90 turret of the Katiba 204, late April 2013. The turret previously equipped Cascavel II vehicles.

A Libyan Army M106 with 90mm DEFA D921 gun H90 turret of the Katiba 204, late April 2013. The turret previously equipped Cascavel II vehicles.

A locally modified Libyan Army Recovery BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A locally modified Libyan Army Recovery BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A locally modified Libyan Army Recovery BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

A locally modified Libyan Army Recovery BTR-60PBs of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army BMP-1s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-55s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-55s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-55s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-55s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-55s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-55s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-55s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-55s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-55s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-55s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-55s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-55s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-55s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-55s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

Libyan Army T-72s of the Katiba 204, late April 2013.

 

Pictures Photo-shopped to fit the blog.

Photo Source: Libyan Army Official Facebook page

Abra: After the Battle

News photos from the net about the latest events  in Abra, Sidon, Lebanon:

Lebanese Army M60A3 MBTs and an old M113 of the 1rst Armored Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Lebanese Army M60A3 MBTs and an old M113 of the 1rst Armored Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Lebanese Army M60A3 MBTs and an old M113 of the 1rst Armored Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Lebanese Army M60A3 MBTs and an old M113 of the 1rst Armored Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Lebanese Army M60A3 MBTs of the 1rst Armored Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Lebanese Army M60A3 MBTs of the 1rst Armored Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

A Lebanese Army M60A3 MBT of the 1rst Armored Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

A Lebanese Army M60A3 MBT of the 1rst Armored Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

A Lebanese Army M60A3 MBT and an old M113 of the 1rst Armored Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

A Lebanese Army M60A3 MBT and an old M113 of the 1rst Armored Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

A Lebanese Army M60A3 MBT and an M113 of the 1rst Armored Regiment next to an M35A2 cargo truck of the 1rst Mechanized brigade in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

A Lebanese Army M60A3 MBT and an M113 of the 1rst Armored Regiment next to an M35A2 cargo truck of the 1rst Mechanized brigade in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Lebanese Army M113 APCs and an M113 OPFOR of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

Lebanese Army M113 APCs and an M113 OPFOR of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

A Lebanese Army M113 OPFOR APCs of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (REUTERS/Ali Hashisho)

A Lebanese Army M113 OPFOR APCs of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (REUTERS/Ali Hashisho)

A Lebanese Army M113 OPFOR APCs of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

A Lebanese Army M113 OPFOR APCs of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

A Lebanese Army M113 OPFOR APCs of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

A Lebanese Army M113 OPFOR APCs of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

A Lebanese Army M113 OPFOR APCs of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

A Lebanese Army M113 OPFOR APCs of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

A Lebanese Army M109A2 shop van of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013.

A Lebanese Army M109A2 shop van of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 25, 2013.

The Abra Issue

News photos from the net about the latest events that happened in Abra & vicinity, Sidon, Lebanon:

Lebanese Army M998 HMMWVs of the 7th Mechanized Brigade in Sidon, June 18 2013.

Lebanese Army M998 HMMWVs of the 7th Mechanized Brigade in Sidon, June 18 2013.

Lebanese Army M113 APCs of the 7th Mechanized Brigade on patrol, Sidon, June 18 2013.

Lebanese Army M113 APCs of the 7th Mechanized Brigade on patrol, Sidon, June 18 2013.

Gunmen and followers of hardline Sunni cleric Sheik Ahmad al-Assir pass in front of a Lebanese Army M113A1 APC of the 8th Mechanized Brigade in Sidon, June 18 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

Gunmen and followers of hardline Sunni cleric Sheik Ahmad al-Assir pass in front of a Lebanese Army M113A1 APC of the 8th Mechanized Brigade in Sidon, June 18 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

Lebanese Army M113A1 APCs of the 7th Mechanized Brigade heading towards Abra, June 23 2013.

Lebanese Army M113A1 APCs of the 7th Mechanized Brigade heading towards Abra, June 23 2013.

Lebanese Army M113A1 APCs of the 7th Mechanized Brigade heading towards Abra, June 23 2013.

Lebanese Army M113A1 APCs of the 7th Mechanized Brigade heading towards Abra, June 23 2013.

A Lebanese Army M113A1 APCduring clashes in Abra, June 23 2013.  (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

A Lebanese Army M113A1 APCduring clashes in Abra, June 23 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

A Lebanese Army M113A1 hit and burninig in Abra, June 23, 2013.

A Lebanese Army M113A1 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade hit and burning in Abra, June 23, 2013.

A Lebanese Army M113A1 hit and burninig in Abra, June 23, 2013.

A Lebanese Army M113A1 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade hit and burning in Abra, June 23, 2013.

Medics transport an injured Lebanese soldier from a Lebanese Army M113A1 hit and burninig in Abra, June 23, 2013.  (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

Medics transport an injured Lebanese soldier from a burning Lebanese Army M113A1 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

The knocked out Lebanese Army M113A1 in Abra, June 24, 2013.

The knocked out Lebanese Army M113A1 in Abra, June 24, 2013.

A convoy of Lebanese Army M113 APC heading for Abra, June 23, 2013

A convoy of Lebanese Army M113 APCs heading for Abra, June 23, 2013

A Lebanese Army M113 APC and An M998 HMMWV heading for Abra, June 23, 2013

A Lebanese Army M113 APC and An M998 HMMWV heading for Abra, June 23, 2013

A Lebanese Army M113A1 APC of the 8th Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24 2013.

A Lebanese Army M113A1 APC of the 8th Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24 2013.

LAFABY 110

A Lebanese Army M113A1 APC of the 8th Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24 2013.

A Lebanese Army Land Rover Defender 110 and an M1009 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

A Lebanese Army Land Rover Defender 110 and an M1009 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

A Lebanese Army Soldiers charging next to a Lebanese Army M113A1 APC in Abra, June 24 2013.

A Lebanese Army Soldiers charging next to a Lebanese Army M113A1 APC in Abra, June 24 2013.

LAFABY 113

A Lebanese Army VAB of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment and a T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013.

LAFABY 114

A Lebanese Army VAB of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment and a T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013.

LAFABY 115

A Lebanese Army VAB of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 24, 2013.

LAFABY 116

A Lebanese Army VAB of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 24, 2013.

LAFABY 118

A Lebanese Army T-54-3 early production of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013. Note the T-54-2 hull.

LAFABY 119

A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013.

A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade  in Abra, June 24, 2013.

A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013.

Lebanese Army T-54-3 MBTs of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade  in Abra, June 24, 2013.

Lebanese Army T-54-3 MBTs of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013.

LAFABY 120

A Lebanese Army M998 of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 24, 2013.

LAFABY 121

A Lebanese Army Land Rover Defender 110 of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 24, 2013.

LAFABY 122

A Lebanese Army M1151 HMMWV of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 24, 2013.

LAFABY 123

A Lebanese Army M113 OPFOR APC of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 24, 2013.

LAFABY 124

A Lebanese Army VAB of the Maghaweer (Commandos) Regiment in Abra, June 24, 2013.

LAFABY 125

Lebanese Army M113 APCs of the 8th Mechanized Brigade and Nissan Urvan Ambulance of the Medical Brigade in Sidon, June 24, 2013

LAFABY 126

A Lebanese Army M113A1 APC of the 8th Mechanized Brigade, Sidon, June 24, 2013

LEBANON-SYRIA-CONFLICT-UNREST

A Lebanese Army M113A1 APC of the 7th Mechanized Brigade on the move, Sidon, June 24, 2013

LAFABY 128

A Lebanese Army M113A1 APC of the 7th Mechanized Brigade on the move, Sidon, June 24, 2013

LAFABY 129

A Lebanese Army M113A1 APC of the 7th Mechanized Brigade on the move, Sidon, June 24, 2013

LAFABY 130

A Lebanese Army M113A1 APC of the 7th Mechanized Brigade on the move, Sidon, June 24, 2013

Photo Credits & Source: News agencies and press online.

Patrolling Sinai

An Egyptian Air Force AH-64 Apache combat helicopter hovering over an Egyptian Army convoy patrolling in Sinai, May 21 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

An Egyptian Air Force AH-64 Apache combat helicopter hovering over an Egyptian Army convoy patrolling in Sinai, May 21 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

An Egyptian Army YPR-765 PRI patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

An Egyptian Army YPR-765 PRI patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

An Egyptian Army YPR-765 PRI patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

An Egyptian Army YPR-765 PRI patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

An Egyptian Army YPR-765 PRI patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

An Egyptian Army YPR-765 PRI patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

Egyptian Army Cadillac Gage Commando Scout following an YPR-765 PRI patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

Egyptian Army Cadillac Gage Commando Scout following an YPR-765 PRI patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

Egyptian Army Cadillac Gage Commando Scout vehicles patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

Egyptian Army Cadillac Gage Commando Scout vehicles patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

An Egyptian Army Cadillac Gage Commando Scout vehicle patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

An Egyptian Army Cadillac Gage Commando Scout vehicle patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

An Egyptian Army Cadillac Gage Commando Scout vehicle patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

An Egyptian Army Cadillac Gage Commando Scout vehicle patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

An Egyptian Army Cadillac Gage Commando Scout vehicle patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

An Egyptian Army Cadillac Gage Commando Scout vehicle patrolling in Sinai, May 21, 2013.

Photo Source: News photos on the net

Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990) Vehicles (2): The PSP vehicles.

A set of classical photos of vehicles used during the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990) by the Progressive Socialist Party armed militia:

PSPMU 105

A PSP armed militia M825 in Sanayeh district, Beirut, 1980s.

PSPMU 104

A PSP armed militia M825, Beirut, 1980s.

PSPMU 103

A PSP armed militia M825, Beirut, 1980s.

PSPMU 102

A PSP armed militia M825 during a military parade, Moukhtara, 1980s.

PSPLR 103

A PSP armed militia Land Rover Series III LWB, Beirut, 1980s.

PSPLR 104

A PSP armed militia Land Rover Series III LWB, Beirut.

PSPLR 105

A PSP armed militia Land Rover Series III SWB, Beirut, 1980s.

PSPLC 105

A PSP armed militia Toyota Land Cruiser BJ45, 1980s.

PSPJP 101

A PSP armed militia Jeep CJ8, Beirut, 1980s.

PSPJP 102

A PSP armed militia Jeep CJ5 and a Dodge truck technical w/ZU-23-2, Beirut, 1980s.

PSPJP 103

A PSP armed militia Chevrolet C20 technical w/ZPU-4 during a military Parade, Moukhtara, 1980s.

PSPJP 104

A PSP armed militia Dodge RAM technical w/ZU-23-2 during a military Parade, Moukhtara, 1980s.

PSPBT 101

A PSP armed militia BTR-60PB during a military Parade, Moukhtara, 1980s.

PSPBT 102

A PSP armed militia BTR-60PB, 1980s.

PSPBM 101

A PSP armed militia BM-21 during a military Parade, Moukhtara, 1980s.

PSPBM 102

PSP armed militia BM-21s during a military Parade, 1980s.

PSPMT 101

A PSP armed militia M35A2 cargo truck, Beirut, 1980s.

PSPZI 101

A PSP armed militia ZiL-131 during a training session, Chouf District, 1980s.

PSPZS 101

A PSP armed militia 57mm ZiS-2 AT gun, 1980s.

PSPZU 101

A PSP armed militia ZSU-23-4 Shilka, 1980s.

PSPMC 105

A PSP armed militia M113 w/ZPU-2, Beirut, 1980s.

PSPMC 103

A PSP armed militia M113 w/ZU-23-2, 1980s.

PSPMC 102

A PSP armed militia M113 w/ZU-23-2, 1980s.

PSPTF 101

A PSP armed militia T-55 MBT, 1980s.

PSPTF 102

A PSP armed militia T-55 MBT, 1980s.

PSPTF 103

PSP armed militia T-55 MBTs, 1980s.

PSPTF 104

PSP armed militia T-55 MBTs, 1980s.

PSPTF 105

PSP armed militia T-55 MBTs, 1980s.

PSPTF 106

A PSP armed militia T-55 MBT, 1980s.

Photos gathered By Mathieu Morant and Bassel AbiChahine