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

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