The US Embassy in Baghdad activates the C-RAM defense system




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2021-04-17 09:59



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Shafaq News / A responsible security source said on Saturday that the US embassy in Baghdad has activated the C-RAM defense system in anticipation of possible attacks.

The source informed Shafaq News Agency, that the embassy located in the heavily fortified Green Zone has tested the system, and warning sirens.

The residents of the areas near the area heard the sounds of heavy bullets, and strong explosions caused by testing the system, according to eyewitnesses.

And C-RAM is an American system used in the defense of areas of great importance from types of bombs, missiles and even mortar rounds by detonating them in the air using the M-61 Vulcan six-barrel rotary machine gun of 20 mm caliber capable of firing 4,500 rounds per minute for an effective range of 3500 meters .

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