US Army Bradley in Service

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Weapons and Warfare

An M2A3 of 2-162 Infantry drives out of Patrol Base Volunteer in Sadr City during a QRF (Quick Response Force) mission. Note the prominent CIV, so vital to the Bradley’s effectiveness in urban operations in Sadr City and elsewhere in Iraq.

The familiar twin pillars of US armoured might in Iraq: an M1A1 Abrams and M3A2 ODS. Note the Bradley Reactive Armour Tiles, painted in CARC Tan, of this 1-4 Cavalry Bradley photographed during Operation Baton Rouge, an action designed to suppress the insurgency in the city of Samarra in October 2004

THE IRAQ WAR

On 20 March 2003 some 130,000 US soldiers, assisted by 45,000 troops from the United Kingdom, and smaller numbers from Australia and Poland, invaded Iraq. The initial offensive lasted just 41 days and on 1 May President George W. Bush announced “mission completed.” Yet before long the invasion had deteriorated into a long and bloody…

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3 thoughts on “US Army Bradley in Service

  1. El mundo se ha indignado de la invasión de los EEUU; que se cree con derechos a intervenir militarmente donde se le ocurra, aun con los votos en contra de la OTAN. Tampoco en lo personal; estoy de acuerdo con gobiernos dictatoriales o autocracias; que torturan y masacran a sus propios ciudadanos u otras etnias. Pero la invasión a Irak ha sido repudiable, ya que no existían armas microbiológicas algunas y solo se buscaban a instalar a los constructoras norteamericanas en el país de Medio Oriente. Un cordial saludo,

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