“Northern Thunder” 2016 “رعد الشمال ” : The Host

Some of the best photos from “Northern Thunder” published by the Saudi Press Agency:

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Rumbling Wave

“Rumbling Wave” is the name of a Lebanese Armed Forces maneuver carried out by the Lebanese Navy on the shores of Jounieh/Maameltein on the 21st of September 2011. The drill was held in conjunction with units from the Air Force and some Army brigades and regiments, as well as units of the General Security, the Customs, the Directorate of road and maritime transport, the Civil Defense and the Lebanese Red Cross Foundation.

The exercise aims was the training for the interception of a supposed terrorist group proceeding in the cut off the main coastal highway and detaining hostages, the exercise also included a raid on suspect vessels in territorial waters.

The Lebanese Navy EDIC III ‘Sour’ & ‘Damour’ LCTs disembarking Lebanese Army M113 on the shores of Jounieh/Maameltein.

Photo Credits: Lebanese Army website.

More photos with the exclusive event coverage by Elite Group Lebanon:

Lebanese Army M113A2s of an Intervention regiment during the maneuver. (Elite Group Lebanon)

Lebanese Army M113A2s of an Intervention regiment disembarking from the EDIC-III. (Elite Group Lebanon)

The Lebanese Army sole M88A1 during the maneuver. (Elite Group Lebanon)

Lebanese Army M60A3s and M1008 of the 1st Armored Regiment during the maneuver. (Elite Group Lebanon)

Egyptian Days (3)

Some captures made by Mathieu Morant of lesser seen vehicles of the Egyptian Army during these last days.

An M1070 HET Transporting an M1A Abrams in Alexandria.

A great combination consisting of an M1070 HET, an M1A1 Abrams, An M1025 Humvee and a Walid APC.

An  YPR-765 PRI heading for the State Security headquarters

An M113 Fitter in a convoy next to Medinet Nasr

An M577 of the same convoy

Another M577 in the same convoy

Same convoy, M978

An URAL 375 Shelter

Rear view of the URAL 375 Shelter

An M88A2 HERCULES

An M1A1 Abrams

A BMR-600 entering Suez city

Another BMR-600 in Suez

An M901 ITV in Alexandria

A Cadillac Gage Commando Scout in front of the Egyptian Army’s General Command HQ

Another Cadillac Gage Commando Scout next of the Egyptian Army’s General Command HQ

Another Cadillac Gage Commando Scout in front of the Egyptian Army’s General Command HQ

International Paystar 5000 Tank Transporters. Note that there are two types of cabins.

Another International Paystar 5000 tank transporter.

An M113 with Amphibious Kit probably locally made. Looking like the Arisgator.

A locally modified BMP-1 with Amphibious kit In Nasr City

An UAZ 452D in Nasr city.

Army & Police Intervention In Egypt (3)

Egyptian Army Republican Guard M60A3 seen in Cairo, January 29 2011. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

(AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Egyptian Army Republican Guard M88 near the Pyramids, in Giza, January 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Victoria Hazou)

An Egyptian soldier stands guard near the Pyramids, in Giza, Egypt, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011. The Pyramids are closed to tourists. (AP Photo/Victoria Hazou)