Iraqi forces are playing a big part in this operation in Baghdad’s Rusafa neighborhood. Here are some pics from Defend America:
Taking and returning fire.
Preparing to take an alley.
Scanning the rooftops. Looks like a Dragunov SVD.
Check out the whole series at Defend America.
UPDATE: Also, check out this series showing Iraqi armored forces patrolling the same areas a few weeks back in support of Operation Commando Brickyard.
A column of T-55s headed out on patrol.
Not state of the art. Not even comtemporary. But able to tear up tangos when required.
Go check out the whole series.