Al Amarah, Iraq Newswire

Al Amarah, Iraq Newswire

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  1. Mother wins MoD apology over 'Snatch' Land Rover deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | BBC News

    In July 2005, Sue Smith's son, Pte Phillip Hewett, was killed by a roadside bomb while travelling in a lightly armoured "snatch" Land Rover in Iraq. He was the ninth of 37 service personnel to be killed in the vehicles in Iraq and Afghanistan, which came to be known as "mobile coffins".

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  2. Russian RPG threat to modern NATO tanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    The US Army is considering various systems to better shield tanks and armored vehicles from RPGs, antitank missiles, and other enemy fire. But the latest version of the RPG, a staple in the arsenals of Russia and other forces, may already be a step ahead of the active-protection systems the US may soon adopt.

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  3. The US is looking at a major tank upgrade, but a weapon to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The US Army is considering various systems to better shield tanks and armored vehicles from RPGs, antitank missiles, and other enemy fire. But the latest version of the RPG, a staple in the arsenals of Russia and other forces, may already be a step ahead of the active-protection systems the US may soon adopt.

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