US artillery in Iraq
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Long-Presse / Baghdad
US news site revealed on Tuesday, expectations for using artillery Marines to assign the Iraqi forces and the Peshmerga forces operating near Mosul, saying the US forces to deploy its artillery at other bases in Iraq.
He Alforn Policy news US site in a report published and seen by (long-Presse), said that “it is expected that the Marines begin using artillery for the award of the Iraqi army and the Peshmerga forces stationed near Mosul, which is preparing to carry out an offensive prospective on the city which is still under the control of the organization Daash ago June 2014 “.
He said the site “The US troops have already publishes its artillery at other bases in Iraq, but the US artillery force in a drunken Base is the first US site known close to the front lines of combat operations has been established specifically to provide outsourcing gunner local Iraqi forces.”
He said the site, “he did not know until now the number of Marines who are at the base, while the refrain defense officials to comment on the subject of whether it will send new troops to increase the number of US troops deployed in the country and with a strength of up to 3,800 troops now.”
After the attack Saturday that killed one Marines, the United States sent reinforcements from other Marine forces to Iraq to bolster security there.
The Pentagon officials have said in earlier times that the liberation of Nineveh operations center located near the drunk will end up approximately 4,500 Iraqi soldiers who will be at the forefront of the attacking force to liberate Mosul.
These include al-Qaida a new leadership for the band 15 from the center of the Iraqi armed forces, which passed last year, ahead of a training program under the supervision of American forces.