Photo Credit: Pvt. 1st Class Evan Loyd, 2nd BCT PAO, 1st Armd. Div., MND-B
An M1A1 Abrams tank is fired for the first time by an Iraqi Army armor student being trained by Soldiers of Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq and contracted instructors at Besmaya range, March 21. The Iraqi Army purchased the 140 Abrams Tanks through the Foreign Military Sales Program from the United States, which are scheduled to be delivered by August 2010.
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