US delivers another batch of arms to Lebanese Army

US delivers another batch of arms to Lebanese Army
Wed Sep 10, 2014 23:01:07

The US military has delivered yet another batch of weapons to the Lebanese Army as part of Washington's purported efforts to better equip the country’s military forces in their battle against Takfiri terror groups.

In a statement, the Army said it received a number of weapons and ammunition late Tuesday in line with the U.S. program to arm the military and agreements signed between the two country’s military authorities.

The handover took place at the Rafik Hariri International Airport.

The US military delivered $9 million worth of M16s, anti-tank guided missiles and mortars to the Lebanese army last month.

An estimated $11 million of additional military aid, including undetermined heavy weapons, is due to be delivered to the Lebanese Army by early September.

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