Iraq wants to ditch Russian Mi-17s for US helicopters due to parts shortages.

The Iraqi Army wants to replace its fleet of Russian-made Mi-17 Hip armed transport helicopters with a mix of US-produced Bell 412EPX and Bell 412M. The marked reduction in the availability of Mi-17 spare parts due to Russia’s own needs as a consequence of its war against Ukraine has been a major factor in these … Read more

Best Aerial victory? How USAF wipe out Iraqi air force without single loss

During the Gulf War between January and March 1991, USAF pilots shot down 37 Iraqi planes, including 32 fixed-wing aircraft and five helicopters. The Iraqi Air Force failed not to show up when the U.S. Attacked Iraq in 2003. It was unable to make a single sortie. There was no aerial opposition to the Allied … Read more