Land Rover in Libya

A Free Libyan Army Land Rover Defender with recoilless gun on the Ajdabiah front, June 22, 2011.(REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany)

A Libyan NTC convoy of technicals including a Land Rover Defender 110 armed with a Type 63 multiple rocket launcher followed by a ZX Auto/Tayo Auto Grandhiland armed with a 73mm 2A28 Grom gun taken from a BMP-1. The third vehicle is a 4th generation Mitsubishi L-200 armed with an MRLS.

The same convoy of Libyan NTC vehicles with the Land Rover Defender 110 w/Type 63 MRL. The technical belongs to the Hurricane Katiba.

A Libyan NTC Land Rover Series III LWB armed with a KPV. The vehicle in the background is probably a Ford F350 armed with an MRLS.

Photo Credits: Original Authors.

Type 75 (BJ212) in Libya

The Type 75 105mm recoilless gun is a Chinese made vehicle mounted on a Beijing BJ212 lightweight vehicle. This forgotten vehicle came back to light with the Libyan Revolution where it was used especially by the Libyan NTC fighters. A number of these vehicles were taken from the Gaddafi Libyan Army or more commonly from the large unused military stocks the country had.

NTC fighters riding a Type 75 (BJ212) in Bin Jawwad, March 31, 2011. (Nasser Nouri/Xinhua Press)

 

NTC Type 75 (BJ212) vehicles heading for Brega, March 31, 2011. (Bryan Denton/NYT)

A Libyan NTC Type 75 (BJ212) in Benghazi, April 2011.

Former Libyan Army Type 75 (BJ212) vehicles in Benghazi waiting to be repaired and put back to NTC service. May 11, 2011.

Libyan NTC fighters with a Type 75 (BJ212) during the fall of Tripoli.

A Libyan NTC fighters Type 75 (BJ212) in Tripoli, September 2011. "Al-Sha3b Al-Mousala7" meaning "The Armed People" can be seen on the bumper,

 

Helicopters in Lebanon

A number of higher quality photos of helicopters in Lebanon can be found on Aviationcorner.net website. Here are some of these stunning photos:

A Lebanese Air Force UH-1H at Naqoura UNIFIL HQ, Octobre 2008.(P.Samper)

A Lebanese Air Force UH-1H at Beirut Air Base, July 2011.(A.U.Monterde)

A Lebanese Air Force operated Sikorsky S-61N at Beirut Air Base, September 2011.(J.F. Diaz Mellardo)

A stunning view ofaA Lebanese Air Force operated Sikorsky S-61N and a Lebanese Air Force UH-1H at Beirut Air Base, September 2011.(J.F. Diaz Mellardo)

A Russian UNIFIL Mil Mi-8MTV-1 at Naqoura HQ, January 2007. (P.Samper)

An Italair UNIFIL AB-412HP at the Heli-Wash,Naqoura HQ, September 2008. (P.Samper)

An French Naval Aviation UNIFIL AS-565MB Panther, Naqoura HQ, September 2008. (P.Samper)

An French Naval Aviation UNIFIL SA-319B Alouette III, Naqoura HQ, September 2008. (P.Samper)

 

Much more photos can be found directly on the original website: http://www.aviationcorner.net

 

Helicopters in Libya

A Free Libyan Air Force Mil Mi-17 MEDEVAC during the battle of Sirte transporting injured fighters to Misrata, September 16, 2011. The vehicle next to it is a Civil Defense Iveco Tracker with Police number plate.

A Free Libyan Air Force Mil Mi-17 during the battle of Misrata, September 19, 2011.

 

Photo Credits: Free Misrati

Arab Revolts & Revolutions: Yemen (3): Al Shibl 2, Yemen’s Lion Cub

Some news photos dating back from March 2011 of the Saudi made Al Shibl 2 used by the Yemeni Army

 

Yemeni Army Al Shibl 2 Light Armored vehicles deployed on a street in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden March 22, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

Yemeni Army Al Shibl 2 Light Armored vehicles deployed on a street in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden March 22, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

A Yemeni Army Al Shibl 2 Light Armored vehicle deployed on a street in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden March 22, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

Yemeni Army Al Shibl 2 Light Armored vehicle deployed on a street in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden March 2011.