Highlights: Military weapons delivered to Iraq, planned aid

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Posted: Apr 14, 2015 1:30 PM

Highlights of military assistance delivered to Iraq as of December 2014:

—300 mine-resistant vehicles

—12,000 sets of body armor, Kevlar helmets, individual first aid kits

—21,000 M16A2 rifles

—More than 2,000 Hellfire missiles

—Tons of other ammunition types, including rockets, mortars and tank rounds

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In the coming months, the U.S. expects to deliver:

—Thousands of M16A2 rifles

—Thousands of sets of body armor and Kevlar helmets

—Thousands of rounds of ammunition

—Hundreds of vehicles

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Training:

—Four locations across Iraq for training Iraqi forces, plus one site for Iraqi special operations forces

—As of April 10, about 4,900 Iraqi security forces were being trained at the five sites

—About 6,460 have graduated

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Source: Defense Department