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New Air Defense Operations Center To Use French, American Radars

July 26 2022


Iraq has formally launched construction on a new operations center for its air defense command, reports the Iraqi News Agency.

On Sunday, Defense Minister Juma Inad and Lt. Gen. Maan al-Saadi, the air defense command chief, oversaw the laying of the foundation stone for the new operations center.

During the event, Inad said that long-range radars from the U.S. would soon arrive, while Iraq was working to choose new low- and medium-altitude radars. The new U.S. radars were the...

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