The publication writes about the arrival of an 10 BMP in Iraq.
According to sources from the Algerian resource, “in 2015, Russia and Iraq signed a contract for the purchase of about 500 BMP-3”. The first batch has already been received, new supplies will follow, they added.
The interlocutors also said that in the same 2015, 900 BMP-3 ordered Saudi Arabia, but the contract has not yet been finalized.
In addition, the publication claims that the creation of the modification "Dragoon" with the front engine and rear ramp led the operating experience of the BMP-3 in the UAE.
As one of the Iraqi resources clarified, the first batch arrived in the country are not ten, but 19 infantry fighting vehicles.