Insurgent Weapon of Choice

April 2007
Armada International;Apr/May2007 Supplement, Vol. 31, p9
The article provides information on improvised explosive devices (IED) used by insurgents. According to the author, IEDs are the weapon of choice for insurgents in Iraq where they have caused 67% of all casualties to coalition forces since the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003. In Afghanistan, there are more than 200 attacks by improvised weapons each month. The article also highlighted the joint service Mine Resistant Ambush-Protected (Mrap) project.


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