[ltr]Iraq receives first batch of US spy planes, "the population of Eagle"[/ltr][ltr][You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Baghdad -arac Press -2 February: Iraq receivedthe first batch of US spy drones of "population Eagle" customized model within the past year contract between the two governments.
According to a senior military official, " the Iraqi Ministry of Defense has received the first batch of the contract with the United States to provide Iraq's spy drone of the population of Eagle model with the launch and surveillance systems for aircraft."
The military official said that " the aircraft will be used in the Mosul battles to control the movement of elements of al - Daesh where the advantage of advanced technologies enable it to control day and night."
The official declined to say how many aircraft received by Iraq shall have the military bases.
There was no official confirmation from the US and Iraqi sides on receipt of these aircraft.
It is noteworthy that the US Department of Defense , "Pentagon" announced in August of last year to sign a contract with the Iraqi government for the supply of unmanned aircraft worth $ 8.3 million.
The plane "population Eagle" march with a length of 1.5 meters and the distance between the wingspan of 3 meters and be launched using extrusion pneumatic platform, and provides services from an altitude of 10 thousand feet and is able to remain aloft in the sky for more than 20 Saah.anthy (1)
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